Old Airs and Glees, App. III, 16

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, dates of arrangement unknown, probably 1913-1916. Arranged for SSA.

Words by Cliford Bax.

1. Scores for 'Among rosebuds slept a bee', 'I have proved with all my skill' and 'Thou shepherd whose intentive eye', autograh manuscripts [5pp]. Originally by Henry Lawes.

2. Score for 'Come forth you ladies', non-autograph manuscripts [3pp]. Originally by Francis Ireland.

3. Score for 'In the bay', non-autograph manuscript [4pp], Originally by Luffman Atterbury.

4. Score for 'Fallen Summer', non-autograph manuscript [4pp]. Originally by Samuel Long.

5.Score for 'The Picnic', non-autograhp manuscript [2pp]. Originally by Gioacchino Cocchi.

6. Note in Gustav Holst's hand, possibly with some words for another air [1p].

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Related Material

See HOL/1/2/142/1-5 for published music for Old Airs and Glees.