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Parry, C. Hubert: Songs


Edited by Geoffrey Bush
First published in 1982
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback
Dimensions (mm): 330 x 254 x 13
Weight: 0.82kg

This is a representative collection of solo songs by a seminal figure in the English Musical Renaissance. 36 items selected from the English Lyrics show a fine sense of word setting and poetic subtlety, with texts by Sir Philip Sidney, Shelley, Scott, Lovelace, Beddoes, Byron, Keats, Sir John Suckling, Julian Sturgis, Beaumont and Fletcher, Meredith, Haywood, Herrick, Thomas Lodge and Rossetti. The four Shakespeare Sonnets are also included.

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Title Range
A Stray nymph of Dian E – A flat
A Welsh Lullaby F – F
And yet I love her till I die C sharp – E
Armida’s Garden D – G
Blow, blow, thou winter wind E – G
Bright star E flat – A flat
Dirge in woods B – E
Dream pedlary C – F
Farewell thou art too dear for my possessing D – G
Good night F – F
Grapes C – E flat
If thou would’st ease thine heart C – D sharp
Lay a garland on my hearse D – F
Love is a bable C – E
My heart is like a singing bird C – A
My true love hath my heart D – F
Nightfall in winter C – E
No longer mourn for me E flat – A flat
On a time the amorous Silvy B – E flat
O never say that I was false of heart B flat – F flat
Proud Maisie D – F
Rosaline E – A
Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s day? E flat – A
Sleep A – E flat
Take, O take those lips away C – G
There be none of Beauty’s daughters F – A
To Althea, from prison B flat – E flat
To blossoms D – G
To Lucasta, on going to the wars C – E
Under the greenwood tree C – E
Weep you no more E – G
When comes my Gwen D – E flat
When in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes D sharp – G
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought D – G
Where shall the lover rest E flat – G
Why art thou slow B – F
Why so pale and wan C sharp – E
Why so pale and wan (earlier, unpublished version) D – G
Willow, willow, willow D sharp – G
Ye little birds that sit and sing D sharp – D
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