The Merry-go-round (Elgar, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. The Progressive Music Series, Book Two.
Boston: Silver, Burdett & Co., 1914.
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Misc. Notes Voice part in very large print.
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Misc. Notes Accompaniment arranged for string band, typically a young school orchestra: Violin I, Violin II, Viola (or Violin III), Cello I, Cello II.
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Work Title The Merry-go-round
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Composer Elgar, Edward
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 164
Key C major
Text Incipit "Come ride, come ride," the windmill cried
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1913 ca.
First Publication. 1914
Librettist Florence C. Fox (1861-1933)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 seconds
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
Extra Information Unison song for children. Probably Elgar's shortest published song.
Florence C. Fox was an American writer of books and poems, and lyricist of songs for children.