For the first time, the lovely songs of British composer Gerald Finzi (1901-1956) are collected together in one volume, in two keys. This new collection includes some first time transpositions as well.
Contents: I SAID TO LOVE: I need no go • At Middle-Field Gate in February • Two Lips • In five-score summers! • For Life I had never cared greatly • I said to Love. LET US GARLANDS BRING: Come away, come away, death • Who is Sylvia? • Fear no more the heat o' the sun • O Mistress Mine • It was a lover and his lass. LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST: Songs for Hiems and Ver • Songs for Moth: Riddle Song • False Concolinel. OH FAIR TO SEE: I say, “I'll seek her”• Oh fair to see • As I lay in the early sun • Only the wanderer • To Joy • Harvest • Since we loved. TILL EARTH OUTWEARS: Let me enjoy the earth • In years defaced • The Market-Girl • I look into my glass • It never looks like summer • At a Lunar Eclipse • Life Laughs Onward. TO A POET: To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence • On parent knees • Intrada • The Birthnight • June on Castle Hill • Ode on the rejection of St. Cecelia. A YOUNG MAN'S EXHORTATION: PART I: A Young Man's Exhortation • Ditty • Budmouth Dears • Her Temple • The Comet at Yell'ham • PART II: Shortening Days • The Sigh • Former Beauties • Transformations • The Dance Continued.