Sorrow and Joy, H162(5)

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By Gustav Holst, 1926. Three published copies of vocal score with piano accompaniment. Published by Novello and Company (1926), part of their Trios, Quartets, &c. for female voices. One is Imogen Holst's copy; one inscribed with intitials LR and stamped Morley College; one is Gustav Holst's copy, with annotations for conducting in red pencil, with an accompanying note in Imogen Holst's hand 'For Rosamund, Happy New Year, with much love and gratitude from Imogen. (This is, I think, the copy he used when he conducted the 1st informal performance in Bridges' house, Boar's Hill, 2nd July 1928)' [4pp each]

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