The Arnold Book of Old Songs (Quilter, Roger)

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Contents

Performances

Sheet Music

Scores

Complete

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. The Arnold Book of Old Songs
London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1947. Plate B. & H. 15992-16007.
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4 more: 2. Over the Mountains (original key) • 12. The Jolly Miller • 13. Barbara Allen • 14. Three Poor Mariners

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. London: Winthrop Rogers, 1921.
Reprinted The Arnold Book of Old Songs
London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1947. Plate B. & H. 15992, 15993, 16003-16005.
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General Information

Work Title The Arnold Book of Old Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Quilter, Roger
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRQ 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 16 songs
  1. Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
  2. Over the Mountains
  3. My Lady Greensleeves
  4. Believe Me, if All Those Endearing Young Charms
  5. Oh! 'Tis Sweet to Think
  6. Ye Banks and Braes
  7. Charlie is My Darling
  8. Ca' the Yowes to the Knowes
  9. The Man Behind the Plough (Le pauvre labourer)
  10. My Lady's Garden (L'amour de moi)
  11. Pretty Month of May (Joli moi de Mai)
  12. The Jolly Miller
  13. Barbara Allen
  14. Three Poor Mariners
  15. Since First I Saw Your Face
  16. The Ash Grove
First Publication. 1947 – London: Boosey & Hawkes
Librettist see below
  1. Ben Jonson
  2. Thomas Percy (1729-1811)
  3. John Irvine (1903-1964)
  4. Thomas Moore
  5. Thomas Moore
  6. Robert Burns
  7. Anonymous
  8. Robert Burns
  9. Rodney Bennett (1890-1948)
  10. Rodney Bennett (1890-1948)
  11. Anonymous
  12. Anonymous
  13. Anonymous
  14. Anonymous
  15. Anonymous
  16. Rodney Bennett (1890-1948)
Language English
Dedication To the memory of Arnold Guy Vivian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice, piano
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Five of the songs were first published in 1921.