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 - BEFORE AND AFTER SUMMER: Childhood among the Ferns - Before and after Summer - The Self-unseeing - Overlooking the River - Channel Firing - In the Minds Eye - The Too Short Time - Epeisodia - Amabel - He Abjures Love
EARTH AND AIR AND RAIN: Summer Schemes - When I set out for Lyonnesse - Waiting for Both - The Phantom - So I have fared - Rollicum-Rorum - To Lizbie - The Clock of the Years - In a Churchyard - Proud Songsters
I SAID TO LOVE: I need not 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
LOVES LABOURS LOST: Songs for Heims and Ver (Song for Moth) - Riddle Song - False Colcolinel
OH FAIR TO SEE: I say Ill 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