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'The Daisy Chain'

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A Song Cycle for Solo Voices
(Liza Lehmann )
EMILIE WALDRON (Soprano)
ALICE VAUGHAN (Contralto)
GEOFFREY DAMS (Tenor)
JAMES HOWELL (Bass)
MADAME LIZA LEHMANN was among the first of our Brit ish women composers to take a really distinguished place, and was the first woman to be actually commissioned to compose a musical comedy. The work was Sergeant Brue. Among her happiest and moat successful works are several Song Cycles, with orchestral or pianoforte accompaniment, and usually with four solo voices singing some numbers separately and some in ensemble. Of these, ' The Daisy Chain,' though perhaps not quite so popular as the * Persian Garden,' is a very fresh and melodious example, setting forth an almost child-like joy in flowers and springtime.

Contributors

Unknown: Liza Lehmann
Soprano: Emilie Waldron
Contralto: Alice Vaughan
Bass: James Howell
Bass: Madame Liza Lehmann

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