G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CCLXVII (ff. 48). Musical settings of poems b ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CCLXVII (ff. 48). Musical settings of poems by G. K. Chesterton; 1903-1968. For voice and piano unless otherwise stated. Mostly printed.

Contents:

1. ff. 1-4v. 'Castlepatrick', set by Victor Hely-Hutchinson; 1923. Printed. With presentation inscription.

2. f. 5. 'The Christ-Child' by Walter Kettle, setting of 'A Christmas carol'; 1903. Printed.

3. ff. 6-7v. 'The Christ-Child lay on Mary's lap' by John Lee, setting of 'A Christmas carol'; 1968. For SATB with organ accompaniment. Printed. With presentation inscription to Dorothy Collins.

4. ff. 8-9v. 'The world's desire' by Edgar Maddocks, setting of 'A Christmas carol'; 1960. Printed.

5. ff. 10v-11. 'A Christmas carol', set by J. D. Stewart; circa 1910.

6. ff. 12-14. 'The deluge', set by Ethel Frances Yetts; circa 1916. For baritone and piano.

7. ff. 15-18v. 'The donkey', set by Alexius Baas; 1930. Printed. With presentation inscription.

8. ff. 19-22v. 'The donkey', set by Maurice Besly; 1923. Printed. With stamped signature.

9. ff. 23-28v. 'The rolling English road', set by Victor Hely-Hutchinson; 1923. Printed. With presentation inscription.

10. ff. 29-31. 'A song of rhythms' by Ethel Frances Yetts, setting of 'Music'; 1916.

11. ff. 32-35v. 'Who goes home', set by Victor Hely-Hutchinson; 1923. Printed. With presentation inscription. Followed by the first page of 'The rolling English road' as f. 23 above.

12. ff. 36-39v. 'Wine and water', set by Hubert Brown; 1932. Printed. With stamped signature.

13. ff. 40-43. 'Old Noah, he had an ostrich farm' by J. Austin Smith, setting of 'Wine and water'; circa 1923. With presentation inscription.

14. ff. 44, 45v-46. 'Old Noah, he had an ostrich farm' by K. G. Finlay, setting of 'Wine and water' printed in The British Students' Song Book (London and Glasgow, rev. ed. 1950); circa 1920.

15. ff. 47-48. 'The wise men'; circa 1920. The composer has not been identified.

includes:

  • ff. 1-4, 23-28v, 32-35v Professor Christian Victor Noel Hope Hely-Hutchinson, composer: Settings of G. K. Chesterton's poems 'Castlepatrick', 'The rolling English road' and 'Who goes home' by Prof. Christian Victor Noel Hope Hely-Hutchinson: 1923: Printed, signed.
  • f. 5 Walter Kettle, composer: 'The Christ-Child', setting of G. K. Chesterton's poem ' A Christmas carol' by Walter Kettle: 1903: Printed.
  • ff. 6-7v John Lee, organist: 'The Christ-Child lay on Mary's lap', setting of G. K. Chesterton's poem 'A Christmas carol' by John Lee: 1968: Printed, signed.
  • ff. 8-9v Edgar Maddocks, composer: 'The world's desire', setting of G. K. Chesterton's poem 'A Christmas carol' by Edgar Maddocks: 1960: Printed.
  • ff. 10v-11 J. D. Stewart, composer: Setting of G. K. Chesterton's poem 'A Christmas carol' by J. D. Stewart: circa 1910.
  • ff. 12-14, 29-31 Ethel Frances Yetts, composer: 'The deluge' and 'A song of rhythms', settings of G. K. Chesterton's poems 'The deluge' and 'Music' by Ethel Frances Yetts: 1916: Autogr.
  • ff. 15-18v Alexius Baas, composer: Setting of G. K. Chesterton's poem 'The donkey' by Alexius Baas: 1930: Printed, signed.
  • ff. 19-22v Maurice Besly, composer: Setting of G. K. Chesterton's poem 'The donkey' by Maurice Besly: 1923: Printed. Stamped signature.
  • ff. 36-39v Hubert Brown, composer: Setting of G. K. Chesterton's poem 'Wine and water' by Hubert Brown: 1932: Printed. Stamped signature.
  • ff. 40-43 J. Austin Smith, composer: 'Old Noah, he had an ostrich farm', setting of G. K. Chesterton's poem 'Wine and water' by J. Austin Smith: circa 1923: Autogr.
  • ff. 44, 45-46 Kenneth George Finlay, composer: 'Old Noah, he had an ostrich farm', setting of G. K. Chesterton's poem 'Wine and water' by Kenneth George Finlay: 1950: Printed.

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