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(Violin), F.W. HODGKINSON ('Cello), ERNEST LusH (Pianoforte)
THE Composer has said that this piece 'was
J- made out of some incidental music for Mr. W.B. Yeats '. The Land of Heart's. Desire. The music has no programme : it is just an expression of the human and fey emotions which the poet has mingled in his verse.'


F.W. Hodgkinson
Mr. W.B. Yeats

Singer, Flora Woodman (Soprano)

Like Cecil Sharp in our time, Weckerlin, who was born in Alsace in 1821, and was for many years librarian of the Conservatoire at Paris, was a great collector of the old songs and folk-songs of provincial France.
Margoton va-t a l'iau (Gabrielle at the Well) D'ou viens-tu, bergerc ? (Whence came you, shepherdess ?)
Ma fille, veux-tu un bouquet ? (Child, do you want a nosegay?)
La Petito Galioto (The Little Ship)
These old songs from French Canada were collected by M.C. Masins Barbeau, of the Royal Victoria Museum, Ottawa, who, on behalf of the Canadian Government, has taken down orally sonic seven thousand of these folk-songs, chiefly in the Province of Quebec.


Flora Woodman

6BM Bournemouth

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