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Tennyson: Said and Sung

on BBC Radio 3

In 1880 Kegan Paul brought out 45 songs ' from the published writings of Alfred Tennyson , Poet Laureate, set to music by various composers, the volume dedicated to Her Most Gracious Majesty, the Queen.'
Settings of the poet's song: Go not happy day: Come into the garden, Maud: Sweet Is true love: The sailor boy: Home they brought her warrior, dead: and St Agnes Eve by Parry, Liszt.
Massenet, Blumenthal, Cusins. Randegger, and Sullivan. interspersed with readings from Maud, The Sea
Fairies. The Charge of the Light Brigade and The Lotus Eaters.
CAROLE ROSEN (mezzo-sop) john WATTS (speaker)


Kegan Paul
Alfred Tennyson
Carole Rosen

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