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The Foundations of Music


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ENGLISH SONGS from the TweJfth to the Twentieth Century
Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Vaughan Williams (1872), Whither must
I wander ?
Gustav Hoist (1874), Betelogeuso John Ireland (1879), Vain Desire Arnold Bax (1883), At the last
Eugene Goossens (1893), I hear an Army
Peter Warlock (1894-1931 ),Late Summer Alec Rowley (1892), The Bird
IN the last group there is time for only a small number of the many line songs of our present era, and those few can only serve to indicate certain individual trends and tendencies of some of our foremost composers, whose influence on the development of song is above question. It is safe to say that amongst the mass of material published each year there are the few songs which betoken the certain fact that we are fortunately in full tide of progression again along our long line of English song.


Sung By: John Morel
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Arnold Bax
Unknown: Eugene Goossens
Unknown: Alec Rowley

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