Op 8 Songs of farewell

‘In memoriam Benjamin 24.ix.59-13.viii.60’    (13 mins)

For high voice and piano

The spring (Kathleen Raine)
Glycine’s Song (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
Comfort to a youth that had lost his love (Robert Herrick)
A baby’s epitaph (Algernon Charles Swinburne)
A farewell (George Gascoigne)

First performance 7 May 1965 London (Arts Council)
by Ilse Wolf and Paul Hamburger


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Score ISMN M 708046 07 3


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