Sing Heigh-Ho! [Second version], 'There sits a bird on every tree', H26

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, 1897. For voice and piano.

Words by Charles Kingsley.

3 copies of score, autograph manuscripts. 2 copies [2pp], 1 copy [4pp].

Dedicated to M.T. von Holst.

Note on the cover of manuscripts reads '3 copies (different), Two appear to be contemporaries of each other, the third looks later'

Note on the folio bag states in Imogen Holst's hand '3 copies- the one for the BM [British Museum[?]] is 2 sep. sheets & has been given Oct 2nd 72. Facs [facsimiles] 3MM of BM copy', 'The BM version has blank title page outside'.

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Related Material

HOL/1/1/82 for first version