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TWENTY-FIVE 

BEST ENGLISH BALLADS 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 

BARNARD, D'AuvERGNE 

BEHREND, A. H. 

CLAY, FREDERIC 

COWEN, FREDERICH. 

COWEN, FREDERICH. 

DE FAYE, P. 
D'HARDELOT, GUY 

DE LARA, IsrnoRE 

FANING, EATON 

GATTY, ALFRED s. 
HAWLEY, c. B. 
LEHMANN' LIZA 

MARZIALS, THEO. 

MoIR, FRANK 

MOLLOY, J. L. 
NEEDHAM, ALICIA A. 

OLD ENGLISH AIR 

SLAUGHTER, WALTER 

SOMERSET, LORD HENRY 

SOMERVELL, ARTHUR 

STRELEZKI, ANT. 

TEMPLE, HoPE 

THOMAS, A. GORING 

Bid Me To Love 

Daddy 

Gipsy John 

The Mission of a Rose 

Snowflakes 

Tell her I love her so 

Without Thee (Sans toi') 

The Garden of Sleep 

I've something sweet to tell you 

One morning, oh, so early 

Ah! 'tis a dream 

At the making of the hay 

Leaving, Yet Loving 

Best of All 

Love's Old, Sweet Song 

In Blossom-Time 
Drink to me only with thine eyes 

The Dear Home-land 

A Song of Sleep 

Shepherd's Cradle-Song 

Wooing 

'Tis all that I can say 

Winds -!~ th~ Trees 
WHITE, MAUDE v. How oo =Hcive thee? 

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WooD, MARY KNJ~at . . : -~~-~~:~u~o~~~ ~{{) _: .·_.: 
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Bid Me to Love 

Clifton Bingham D'Auvergne Barnard 

Voice 

Piano 

I do not ask __ fortheheart of thy heart, I do not 

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thee re-main or de - part; Let me but love thee, and Iwillnot 

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Aught save to fol - low wher-e'erthoudostlead. All that I 

be, All that thou car est to give un-to 

con espress. ere seen do ff 

I am con - tent __ to bethisun-to thee, To 

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ev - er, love thee for ev - er __ _ and 

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To 

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p 'i?t 'IM880 

Let me but live __ in the light of thy face, Find inthy 

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6 allarganda 
a tempo 

place; · Tho'it be low __ atthyfeet,be-ing 

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I can my horn - age more fit-ly d.e-clare, my 

'rw. 

Then, as the sun - flow'rlooks up to the 
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'tw. 

Sad in its ab sence and glad in its sight, lean look 

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seen do '1 

night, And love thee for __ 

seen 

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ev er, lovetheefor ev - er __ _ and ev - er, lean look 

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night, ____ _ And love thee for ev-er and 

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Words by (Soprano, or Tenor) 
MARY MARK LEMON A. H. Behrend 

day has been long with- out you, addy, You've been such a while a -
- times makes me cry,_ Daddy, To think it's none of it true, 

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' , ) r d f r work, Daddy, Is 

, , ' --now you re as ire o your I am tired of my play;_ But 
fall a - sleep, to dream, Daddy, Of home, and moth-er, and you;- For 

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me 

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' night. :so. a. I'm 
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'1 I lo. - ~ ' - -. - . - - - - - - - - - - -· - -. " - - - ~ 
• r r r - T I ' r r some -times a - f raid to think, Daddy, When I am big like you, __ And 
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grey, Dad-dy, What you and I would do, __ _ If, 

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when we got up to Heav - en, mother was wait- ing there,_ She 

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good-night, 

good -

sees no change, And 

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shall al - ways meet her 

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night! 

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Dad-dy, good - night, dear 
r.-. 

so all be 

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in_ our dreams, 

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Words by 
G. J. WHYTE MELVILLE 

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Gipsy John 
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for 

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Frederic Clay 

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Gip - sy fires are 
when your brains are 

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folks want their 

emp - ty all day long; 
light you o - ver - head; 

Then wel come, if you've 
Till wak- ing up, re 

gone, 
wan, 

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feath-er, 

And house with Gip - sy John. 
Who lodge with Gip - sy John. 

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call you, They are 

fen; A leash of 
when 

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A moor-cock off the heather, A 
No mis-chief shall be - fall you Till we 

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worse than stay And house with Gip - sy John. 
co - sy night Who lodge with Gip - sy John. 

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feath-er, 
call you, They are 

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There's fowl 
The birds 

A moor-cock off the heather, 
No mis-chief shall be - fall you Till we've 

mallard from the 
set you on your 

fen; A leash of teal, a thumping goose, A• 
wand' re r's cam;..___:~ And when you've left the 



Words by 
CLIFTON BINGHAM 

Voice 

Piario 

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The Mission of a Rose 

Soprano, or Tenor. 

Frederic H. Cowen 

Non troppo lento p 

On-ly a rose - bud, kissed by the dew, 

fair it grew; Loved by the sun- shine, wooed by the wind, 

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it pined. Ros - es a-round it had gone a-way, 

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doomed to stay; Ah! said the rose-bud, could I go too, 

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One summer morn_ 

flow'r to wear; Spied out the bud a- mid 

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green leaves curled; Gathered and bore_ it sim - ple 

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the day; 

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espressivo 

Ah! said the rose -bud, 

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a tempo 
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In - to a rose for her sweet sake. But still a bud it was 
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dim . p poco 1'it. 

a while, just for a while·-



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let me bloom, 

p pooo accel. 

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Now let me 

cresc. 

And its fra-grance floated a - cross the room, 

f pooo pz·u lento 

The bud was a rose at 

A 

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passed a - way!_ 

dawn of day, But the 
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Words by 
Mary Mapes Dodge 

Snowflakes 

Allegretto non troppo cJ = SO) 
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When - e'er 

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sky, It turns and turns to say 

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"good - bye! 

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poco rit . 

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crcsc. -- ~ 
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Good - bye, dear 

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crcsc . 

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a tempo 
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so cool and gray, Good-bye, dear cloud, so cool and g ray!" Theri 
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light - ly trav - els 

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And when a 

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on its way. 

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snow- flake finds a 

cresc. 

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tree, "Good-day;' it 

says, "good-day to thee! Thou art so bare and lone - ly, 

cresc. 

p poco rit. p 

dear, Thou art so bare and lone - ly dear, 1'11 

calla 'l!Oce. 



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rest, and call my com - rad es here~' But when a 

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agitato e cresc. 

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snow flake, brave and meek, Lights on a 

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" ill! .~ ~ . - - -· ~ " " 
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ro - - sy maid - en's cheek, It starts_ 

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a tempo. p tranqitiUo. 

how warm and soft the day, how warm and 

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poco Pz'u 'Vi7Jo. cresc. 

sum mer, 'tis 

nif 

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sum - - mer, 'tis sum 

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"Tell her I love her so" 
Words by F.E.WEATHERLY. M.A. 

PIANO 

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Andantino con moto (J.=12) 

stream,_ 
sweet,_ 

flow, 
croon, 

P. De Faye 

1.Gleam, 
2. Greet, 

whjs - p'ring low, __ 
un - der the moon,_ 

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Lies my lit-tle one's dwelLing. 
Tell her that I am com - ing. 

a tempo. cresc. 

Flow;_ flow_ 

dt"m. e n"t. 

Tell her I love her so, __ love her 

sand - y bar, 
soft-ly my sweet, 

mer-ri-ly, mer-ri -ly 

1. 

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so. __ 



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p!at'ntii.•o. 

Say, 

when she's a - way, __ Life is dark__ and 

cresc. am'mandosi. 

ly, __ Bright and fair__ when she is 

ly, __ 

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ppJJ,ooo pit't lento. 

Greet, greet, 

flow,_ Tell her I love her so, __ I love her 

so. __ 

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Mrs. A.F. Fa'l'gus 

Andante con moto 

Voice 

Sans Toi 
Without Thee 

(Victor Hugo) 

High Voice 

sempre legato, pesante e molto sostenuto. 

puis - je a-voir en - vi -
could my soul be long -

2'1 

Guy d' Harde lot 
mf 

puis-je a-voir ef - froi? 
could it dread,or 

De 
For 

tu n'es plus pres de 
thou wert no long-er 

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agi"tato 
ore so. 

Est - - ce ta vie ou la mien -
Thy lifewould it be, or my 
agdato 

tes dans 
bear in - to 

- ne Qui s'en va? Je ne sais pas. 
life, That were o'er? __ I can-not tell. 

mie -
sun _ 

- re, Tu 
- light, Thou, 

motto rall. 

pas. 
tell. 

por - tes dans les buis -
for whom my whole soul 

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For what 

puis-je a-voir en -
could my soul be 

fe-rai - je de la 
could I make of 

vi -
life, 

- e, 
Love, 

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Sur une ai - le ma pri -
On one pin- ion all my 

Si 
If 

puis-je a-voir ef -
could it dread,or 

tu n'es plus pres de 
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Que f'e-rai -je seul, fa - rou - - che, Sans toi 
What could I do,wild and lone - - ly, With- out 

agdato ff 

De 
With 

(.'). 

rall P 

mes bai-sers sans ta 
my kiss-es, for thee 

con dolore 

Et 
And 

bou -
on-

yeux?~~~~~~~~~~~~ 
eyes?~~~~~~~-c===~~~ 

du jour et des 
thee,with crystal 



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The Garden of Sleep 
Clement Scott Isidore de Lara 

On the grass of the at the edge of the steep, God plant-ed a 

'----""' 
sleep! _'Neath the blue of the in the green of the 

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----heart! __ Where the poppies are I am wait-ing for 

corn. __ O! heartof my heart! _wherethepoppiesare 

j· 

I am wait-ing, am wait-ing for thee, in the hush of the corn . 

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spread,_ I wait for the liv - ing, a-lone with the 

in ru - ins stands guard d er the de~p, _ At whose feet _ 

pooo pfit mosso p 

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- sleep! Did they love as I love;when theylivedbythe 

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wait-ing 
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p allargando 
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wait for the days that may be? Life of my 

. -----gr ass,_ I am wait-ing for 

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for th~ooel. 

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"I've something sweet to tell you" 

Eaton Faning 

Voice 

Piano 

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So re - mem-ber, when I tell you What I can no long-er keep: We are 

meno mosso 

p 

. . -------------in sleep., _________ _ 

My pret - ty se-cret$ com - ing, Oh 

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ming So close, 'twill make you 

a tempo 

shut your eyes so ear - nest, Or mine will wild - ly 

ra·tempo cresc. 

weep: __ I love_ you! I a - dore you! but- I am talk- ing in my 

t:"\ ~ 

rit. morendo 

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"One morning, oh, so early" 

JEAN INGELOW Alfred Scott Gatty 

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My All morn-ing oh, so ear- ly, be - lov- ed, my be - lov - ed, the 

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sang in the 

pp e leggiero. 
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col/a voce . 

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1s - en , oh, ear - ly, My be - lov - ed, my be-

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dim. 

- ed, To the murmur from 

rol!n l'O<'e. t7'i 

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" v v v v v v ~ v 

t I ' ' r Dove; When the Night - in - gale came af - kr, "mre us 
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I v ~ - -t ' " ! ' ' ' beau - ty- She made an - swer rcGive us love!" She made 
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ad lib. cresc. e n't. 

She made an - swer, "Give us 

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love!'' Fair is A - pril, fair the morn - ing, My be -
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lov - ed, my be - lov - ed; Now for us doth Spring's bright 

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Not for fame and not for 

cresc. 

"Give for all our life's dear sto - ry, Give us 

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life's lo Ye, and give us peace:- Gi,-e for all our dear 

~ I ~ l t':'.. I t':'.. P/1{ lento. . --------:-----. - - ..:.. - . - ~ - " " - - - - - -I . -· -· - - - -• - .. 
'( pp 

I\ '\ t':'.. • t':'.. ~~ I La• ~ - - - - - - - -- ·-' . -• • I 
1·nll ~ I - - - -,, . . - - - .. -- - - - - -· ·-

@ ?}'_______.. ...... 
sto - ry, Give us love, and give us peace." 

~ I .-----:-----.. ~ -~~ - - - - - -I ~ ~ ~ -- ~ ~ - ·-I - - ·- - v -- ·-• I I i' c.. • 
-< !-~ rn II. -.,_~ - - -
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"Ah! 'tis a dream" 

C. B. Hawley 

Moderato 
() I - " .. •• - - - -. .. -VOICE tJ 

t #~. .J~ (2.. ~ ~· ~ L .l}--;J j ,......, () I - ':::- ,_ I-. 
I - -. ~· - -. - - ~ k .. "-. . - - -I - '.:' tJ - t 

PIANO r}-~ l n \ I ~ I I - I ~ -I L .. -· .. .. -.. _ , ~ - - ~ T \ I n ,. -~ -· - ~ - - . - - / -~ . - . -..,, - . - • 
() I . 

~ - - : : " ·~ ~ . - - . - _, _, -
tJ 

My na - tive land a - gain once 
!';'. 

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() I - . - . ~ n " ~ - - - - - , -= - " .. - . '~ - - -· _, _ , . tJ r r r I I 

meets my t')"t', The oh! oaks raise their boug·hs on high; The 

() I I 
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255:1.3 Copyright, 1887', by G. Schirmer 



ad hb. p rit. 

AJ1! 'tis a drl-'am, Ah! 'tis a rlream. 
>>>> 

I feel the kiss that was in youth so  
: - . = . = . . - - -- -(I'! ~ .(!:I. ., ., • 
~~ =t I ,,/' I .. 

~ .. :. :.. --.. - : - -. ,, - M - - -. I ] I ::. - I ~ -- 11 i 
~ sempre pp l l l l l l I L I - . 

~ . -- - -· -· - _, - -,. _, , - -- - - - - -~ ' - r 
lit - tle stars are keep-ing Watch a - bove the mead- ows sleep-ing, And the 

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I ~ • ~ - : -- - -~ ~ ... $ ~ ¥ ,. 1 pp ~ ~ 
I ~ .. -·· ~ 

~ - -
~ l l I , l pp con allegre%!M . - ~ - . ~ - · ~ - - - _,. -· - - - _, - _, _, - - -@. . k ' •. - - I 3ac - o - lan - tern's peep-ing, I will meet my bon- nie ·lass! Fal la 
~ -

j - . - - : - - . ~ 111!' 11 l ~ ~; 
I - - - - -. -- - : '=- r #r - ...... - • .. ;:;. 

~ I I l I m:::t... >. ~ >. - - . - - - -,. - - - - -- - - -~ r 
la 

I I - -
la la la la la la la I will meet my bon- nie 

~ ,,/' ~ 1 I I - I > - ~ - -· :. - -I -. - ~ ~ - - f'---- ~ -i ' i ----r >. 
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l 
I\ ~ >- I - - -- : - - - -- ~ - " : - : - = - -@ l I v .. _______________ .. 

f .. cresc . >- p .. ~ .. - .. -~-· ,; ~ ~ - :. - : - - - - - - -~ 
4 

,, 
4 I - - I -.. 

p_ooo rz"t. con e 11 tus·ia smo 
I\ >- . . r l >-. . " - . ~ "' - ' . :: -- " -" H- - -@, - Tl •

11 
r I la! I Wl meet my bon- nie lass! 

l 
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' - - -:: - - -- . " ,, 
!. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ - I 
-== j' colla i·oce f 

p 
.. -- - ~ - -w• - - -- - . -- ~ - -- I i=.. i=.. ~ r I ~ i r r ii -- -- r >- ~ ~ -11 

p 

I will 

find 

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~ I I - ::::::t l I entusiastico - . - -~ - - - -- - - - - -- - - -(I! • - ;"i!1 I hind her, And with kiss-es I _ blind her Till she 
~r ~ ~~ ~ ~ ~ • .- I~ • I _,_ - -. . ::: -- -,, ,, 

(I! pp cresc. 
r-~ I I 

~ .. . . .. - - = ::: I - - ~ , - -- - - - ~ - ,, ~ ~ 
4 

.._,. 
4 

.._, .. ~ - .._, ~ ~ 4 

And_ when the the 

pp 

the 

~ ' l I f I l - ~ . " - - - - - - - --· -· -· r - - -@ - - I r 
fa 

I I 
mak- ing of the hay! Fal la la la la la la la la! At the 

fl I I I I ,...___ - ~ . ::: - - ::: - -_, . ,_ ,_ - -. : : ~ .. .. • 
G ~ -===== f I ~ ") 

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colla voce 

At the mak 

pa tempo 

con gioia, senza ri't. 

At the mak - ing 

la la la la la 
>-

======- pooo 7'z"t. 

hay! Fa la 

pooo 1'z°t. 

At the mak - ing_ of_ the_ 

ing_ of_ the_ 



51 

Leaving, yet Loving 
Words by 

E. BARRETT BROWNING Theo. Marzials 

l'1 
Not too quick 

I -Voice - ~ .- - -
V I/ 

u 
:::>_ 

:::> ~ .. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ l'1 .. • - t f" .. f' r- r-
Piano l - : - - - - - - -· - - . . - ~ : - : - - - - - -- - - - - . -. . -. u I ~. i--. Ii :: ~: 

~ .. . -· -.. : - - . , ~ -. ... -
:4j . 

ll l I l l ~ l - ~ ~ - - - - - . - - -·~ - _, - . ~ -,, - - -u I r r 
no one be - side thee, And no one a - bove thee, Thou 

~ - - - - - - - -v . : : : : : - - - -· -· ~ -· -· - - -- - - - - - - - -'- ~ :!. :!. ~ ~ ~ .. .. .. .. .. .. v• .. .. ~" ... -i 
. -.. - -· ~ - - . v -. ... I -

~ l l l -. - - -- ~ - - - - - - - - - - ~ -· - . 
t. r r r r r ,.-

stand-est a - lone as the night - in - gale sing·s, And my 
- :;::;.., :;::;.., >- >-: ~ 

l'1 ~ - .: - ~ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - -- - - - - ~ u ... ... ... - - - v- - - I • • " . I .. • • • 
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/\ 
~ - - - - . - . - - - - - -· - - -· - -· - -· v ~ -~ - ~ -u r r r r ' r ' I 

none can ex-press thee, tho' all should ap - prove thee, I 
/\ I I I - . . . - - :: :: :: :: . . - -v . . : : v - - - - - -. . . . - - - - - -u • • • • • • • • • - - - - - -

accel. 11 ... •• h ... I • • ~ .. - . .. -· ~ ,_. . , ~ - . - v -· -

that I on - ly can 



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ll I - ~ - ~ , . -. -. 
tJ I 

leave thee. ~~ --
ll ~ • - ,. ,. r- ~ ~ !" ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ - ~ - - . : - ~ - : : . - ~ - - - - - - - - - - . - . v ~ - - - - - - : -· vv - - . - - -tJ 1 ~ ~ 1 1 ~ .... 1 .,. - ...I -- - ii'-· ii'-· calantlo. ~= ... I l ~· ~-· " . -.. -, - -· - . - -v -. .. -. '.i • 

ll l I I l I l I I - ~ " -v - _, ·- - , -· - -· - - -· -tJ what can I do for thee, wea- ry thee,grieve thee? 
I'\ -- - . . . . - - - - - - - - -" - - - - - - - - - - -tJ :: ::. ::. ::. ~ ::. .. .. .. ... .. ... ... .... .... ... ... .... . ------:__..-... pp colla voce. mll. e dim. >- >-_ .... 

~ .. -. v v - - . .. - - . ~ - ~ v -· ... I 



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/\ ::;::... ::;::... >-- ~ - - - " - " - ~ w - -· ~ - " " - - ~ - - r - - , , - r - - r ' ' ~ - -. - -· - -· w w w u I - - r r 

ohi 
' r r !.. • r 

hold me not, Oh! love me not,love me not, holdmenot,loveme not,letme re-
ll ......... l""'""!'---i -119 ~--~ " - ... - - - - ; - - - - - - - - - , , , ! ! ! - -·~ ~ - ~ ~ -· ~ ~ . . ; ;; ; "" - - ,_ ,_ ,_ - '" . : u . . ., ., ., .. ~ ~ -I ... ... ... - - - ·- - - • . • . • • • • . 

ppp stretto. 
I ::;::... f "' . ., . ~ .. -· -. ' .. r , :;- -· -· -. -. ,_. ~. - . --

on - ly can 

'£w. ~:f 
f:'., f:'., 

thee. t:':\ 

f:'., 

~ f:'., i-:; f:'., 
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Best of All 

Soprano, or Tenor 

Andante cantabile 

Voice 

Piano 

be with - out 

a - zure shin -

I do not doubt thee. I 
pin - eth. I 

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55 

Words and Music by 
Frank Moir 

1.'Tis all the world to 
2. I kn ow full well the 

thee, My 

- eth, My 

heart is sad when 

full of 

longfor thee; I sigh for thee, Tho' 
long for thee; I sigh for thee, Tho' 

~ 



56 

I still must wish for thee, I still must 

~~~-----+----+-+---+---~.___.__-----I 
?~~~"""--:::--~~~ 

found thee. 

col canto. 

11tf pii't mossoed agifato. 

and 

"' l r ~ - - -#: - - - - ~ - - - - ~ -- - - - - -
t) r I l r • r r Sun ~ay shine, And may feel the touch of na - ture, Thd 
I'\ 
~ 

I 
II · .... .. .. ~ ~ .. . . • • • • - - - - - - - - - - -,. ~ - - - - - -'-' ,,_ - - - - - - - - - - - ". . - - - -

~~ -;: .. ----------- ... .------. ---------- I\ -- -- -
\ -r I 
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in vis- ions bright- thy face, 

" M-
f --- fp ==---•• pit't lento l l l 

~ -- ,._ - .. - - ·- ~ - -- "" - - -· -w ~ 
feat 

I 
There still r. ~ heav- y load An - ure, re-mams 

I'\ I I I I r---i • ~ . ·- ·-- -- - - - . : ;;:: ;;:: ;;:: I .. - .., .., .., . . • • • • • n - - - - - -u " I/ 1 1 1 ' t 1 #~ ~ ~ -I ~ ~~ 
-< f f p piu lento. t • I 
I 

~ .. ,. - - - - - - - - - - -, - - -· -· - - -\ - - - ~ - _, - - - ;;:: - ;;:: 
l'il = - - - - - - - - --

'ii 



68 

"'~ [ I I ---- maes .oso. >-I I I 
1'fl 11 

-. . - ~ , I ... - --· -- -· -· - .... - - _J -- - - -t) 
wing: un - ti1 to - mor ' - row. Then come to me, O! 

~I ------- ,.,..--...__ "' • • • • .. . . ~ ~ ~ LI - : : -- - - - - • -" - - - - - - ~ ::' -n- - -u , . ., 
rall. - I I ~.,_ ~== :: ~ ,_ f t • .. .. I ~-· - • - - - • - - -.. -- . \ - ~· -- .:: 9: • - -~!f 'ii 

con passione. 

be with - out thee, And I will 

'>.'w. 

"' • I I ~ f cresc. ~ - - " - . - - - - - - - - - - -- ~ -- - - ~ !"'\ I/ . --t) r r r r r I r r ' 
live for thee, And I will love but thee, And be at rest, And be at 

I'\ I ~ , .. -- . - - . I .. ., . : - ~ - - . . . - - -t) 1 ~ ~~ 1 !!' 11 - ~ acce1. ~ ' f: ' ' ~ .. ;; ! - J - -... . - - . -- . - . \ u ~ • i i • ~· r 
I'\ - . arl lib. ~--.. 

---------
LI - - - ' __... - - - -· - - - - .. ,., - .. . v .. 
t) 

rest , when I have found thee. 

"' -"'I • t:':\ 
,.----......._ ~ • ~ - - --I - .. ... - - - - - J -I - - - ,_ - - - - - - - ~ . - - - ~ ... - ... tJ 11 L • [' - I :ii -o-· 

f, j :. f/ -f '1' j"'j j ; ~ ~ .. ,, - - - - - - - -.. . -.. ,, . - . \ ,_ - ::: r ~ - I 11 ~ I ~ . -
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Love's Old, Sweet Song 

Words by (AJEZZO-SOPRANO or BARITONE in F) 

G. Clifton Bingham J. L. Molloy 

Andante con moto 

PIANO rit. 

'£w. '£w. 

I'\ I I - . . . . - k •• " . . , v .. .- ~ -· - .- . - , - - - - - . - - - - - - - - - - -u - - • ~ 
Once in the dear dead days beyond re-call, When on the world the ntjsts be g'all to fall, 

I 
/l 

I ~ .. . - .. -"""""' v • - - ~ - -- - ~ -· - -u ~ ~ 11 - 111 7'.P ?'}" f .. 
I I 

~ .. - -I .. ....... ~ , r 
\ v , ~ ~ u 

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shadows 

Tho• the heart be wea- ry, sad the day and long, 

ll l I I ' • . rit /":'I - . ~ - k - - - , - .. , . - . - - - .... - - -- - - - - - -- - ". u I I - I - - .../ '----' Still to us at twi - lig·ht comes Love's old song, comes Loves old sweet_ song·. 
ll - I I I I /":'I -- ~ - k - -· - ~· - -·~ -· - -· - - - - -k -· - ~ - - . ~ u v ............ - '-" .. ... , ... - ~· r ~ :s: ........ ... rit. ~ - I .. I I f /":'I I 

I ~ .. - - - - - -.. . ~ ~ ~ y y , ~ - • , .: - -; - - - -•• J • I • - '.i - - - '.i • 'fw 
25 

?; ~- ?; sempre . 513 



61 

Deep in our hearts it dwells for e - ver -more 

Lovewill be found the S\Yeetest song· of 

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when the lig·hts are low, And the flick - 'ring· 

sempre ~. ~. 

soft - ly come and Tho' the heart be wea-ry 

~. 

long", Still to us at twi - light comes Love's old 

Love's old sweet_ 

. -------song'.-------



63 

In Blossom-Time 

Ina D. Coolbrith 

Allegro ma grazioso (J.= 76) 
Alicia Adela"ide Needham 

Voice 

Piano 

mffllofoso 

0 my heart, my heart,_ 

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'l f - :;- - - :. -- -
@ 

ef ~ ---s--- --a--- Sing 
ll .. !:. "f:. .. "f:. .. .. ~ --- .. --- .,. ... .--:.. -;- ,...---_ .. -- -· - -- :; -- . :. -· -- . -· -
@ - r ~~ qj: it· ~ 
11 .... I - -

~. - - :; - ~ - ~ - .•. - - : - ,. - -- .. - -
@ ". ,,, \ 

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1 -

~ - ~ -' -• ~ 1, .. -.. :::- --
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0 bird in the tree..--_____ _ 

sempref 

clo - - ver - 'bed: 

.. 
r 
you glad as I. 

,....-.. ,~ 
- - ·-.. ___ ~__.,,, .... __:._ _/ ~ . . ~· ~ 

ff: 

-> r -

65 

Q_ 

There are 

rz'tard. 

= 
rz"tard. 



66 

fa tempo rall. a tempo 

0 my heart, my 
-+-
heart, To be 

rz"t. 

To 

a tempo ' 
i > • ~ > ~ ' - :; - ~· - -· - -~ ~ - - - - -- - - - - -• sing and shout in the fields a - bout, In the b~lm lnd the r blos - som -

,,,---. > > 
ll ..:. . .... - -1*" • - - - -- :; - - - - ~ ~ ~ - - - ~ . ~ - - . - ~ - - - - - - . . • ~ ~ ~ .. y ..... ~ I r a, tempo ~- ~ 

L •• .. - - : - = - -. - :; - - - -
'!" 111 • ""ii --------- Pll ~· ~ v -111 

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"Drink to me only with thine eyes" 

BEN JONSON 
(157:! - 1637) 

Voice 

Piano 

Very smoothly, and rather slow 

Or leave a kiss with - in_ the cup,_ And I'll_ not ask for 

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Date uncertain 

mine, _ 

-----wine;-- The 



68 

sip,-'- I would not change for 

~ I . - . - - -" - " - " -@ 
thine! 

.....__ 
'i I r I I I I ~ -

I - - : - - ~- - ~ -y .. - - - - - - -- - - - -- - - - - - - - - - -- - .. 
@ =- - - - .. .. i i - - - - - .. '--"' 'C..• ... efi > erese. j _h I _h I - - ~ ~ 

I .. - ~ ~ - - - - - -•. " · - - - ~ ~ ~ ~ - ~ - -~ . - ' 
' " . 

I I I 

..._..... 
thee __ 

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----be;---- But thou_ there - on didst on ly breathe And 

back to me; ___ _ Since when it grows, and 

C'l'CSC. 

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The Dear Home-land 

CLIFTON RINGHAM Soprano, or Tenor 

Andante , Walter Slaughter 

Piano 

j . I I I I . . - - y - ~ - - -· - - - - - - --"' . - - - - - - - - -
4! - r r The_ land was sweet with sun-shine aft - er A- pril rain; There were 
,.., f:'.. I I 

: 
I 
. - . :. v - - - - -- ·- - - - - - -

' 4! 

- , .. • I • .. - .. • 
' • • f:'.. 

colla yce 
• • - -I ,_ - - ~ -.. ... ... .. ~ ~ ~ ~ , - - - ~ - -\ v 

I I I 

I~ I I I I I - . ~ - - - . . - - - - - - - - - - -- - -· - - - - - - - - , -· _ , -· ~ - - - , ~ ~ 
4! I r the woodside, sang the 

r r 
blossoms in birds a-gain. But my heart cried out in long-ing, all was 

~ \ I I I . - . - ; - :. - - - ~ I - - - - - - - - -- - - - - -
4! l~I • - - ... - ... ~· ~ ~ -- --- .. .. - -I .. u ~ ~ ~ ·- - ; ,_ , - - - ~ ., 

I I I I I 

1 I l f:'.. I . ~ . . . :;- - ~ - - -- - _, _,, - - - - - - - -· -- - - - - - - - -
4! I r r 

sad to me, And I wonder'd if 'twas springtime far a - cross the sea! In the 
~ I f:'.. . - - :. :. :. y ~ - - - - - . _, - .... - - - - -4! .. .. - ... .. - .. ... 
~~ f:'.. --- --- • • -yy. - ~ " : - ,_ -f ·+c--- ~ ~ - - .. f)- - ~ - -

I I 



'1i 

a - cross the sea, I_ wonder'd,was it springtime, where I 

lovl:i to be; Did the sun - lig·ht shine on the old_ sweet strand,Were the 

I_ could not find the blos-soms that at home all grew, And I 

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old I knew. There were kind-ly fac-es 'round me, but they 

p with great feeli°'ng a tempo 

me, And I won - der'd if they miss'd me far a - cross the sea. In 
!":'I 

long just to Or per -



. '73 

~-
~ l I l poco pz'.u movso 

~ ~ . . . . ::." - :. - - ~ - - - - - - . -- - - - - - - - -
' 

...__,, 
1 r I_ dreamt cross'd the wa - ters, for my heart cried "go;' It was 

~ I - I -... - :. :. - . . ·-· - - - - - -I - - - -
' i ... ... v• .. < 

l._ ha - --- l. - -----I - . - - - -- .. - . - . - ::." - - - ,.... & -
I I 

rall. ace el. ~ l I l I I I . ~ .. _ . . ~ ~ ~ ~ . .. - y - - - -- - -· - - - - - - -- . - - - -
' spring-time, :nd the d~ar ones, they had miss'd so. They came with smiles to greet me, and to me 
11 I I I - :. - :. - . I . ~ ~ & - - - .. , - - - - - - - - - ~ - ~ ~ 
' v• .. ... q-.r .. ... ... ... ... ... ...... ... -< 1'all. ace el. colln vocc 

------ --- .....___ I ~- 'I - = ;:; ;:; ;:; - .. _ . - - - -I .. ,, ~ - -
I • • • • p ... ... ... ... 

motto 1'all. 
~ con esp . I l l 1' . ::." - - -· - - - - -- - - ·- -" ~ -
' 

I I r r r r 
me it seem'd My heart with joy was break - ing, in the 

1 I - - I -. .. - - - - - - - ·~ 'I . ;;; - -· - ,,_ - - - ,. - - - - - - - 'I 
' 1 

. - -----------p coll a vocc 
I 

I ~ .. .. _ = - . , - ... - - - . - - - -. 
p-. .. 11 .. q11 .. 11 .. P-6 -6-

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~ I I I . l !":'.. a tempo ,,_, - ,_ - ·- . . . - :::- - - - - ·- - ~-" - - - - -~ - - ~ ' ~ - - -
' - I I r dream l_ dream'd, My heart with joy was breaking, in the dream I dream'd . I a -
~ I I I ~ 

~ - - ~ - ~ ·~ , ,, . - - r I - - ,_ ~ _, ~ ,, --· ,_ - -
' ~~~~ ' -t! ~~ l ... 

.. ¥-
< 

I L-~1 I !":'.. 
I .. v ~ ,, -, ~ - ; \ -~-61- -t5 I - - I 

once more, 

In the dear home - land, far a - cross the_ 

ad lib 
l - • = !":'.. . ~ . - - . .. - ~ - - - - .. . ·-· ~ - .. ~ - - ~ .. 
' 

I r· 
"' 

/ r .. -
mem- ber me, they miss me, and they pray for me! 

,.. 
I I I I !":'.. !":'.. - f" !":'.. / " " .... ~ - :::- - - -· - - : ... -" - - - ~ - ·~ 

'- .... ~--- .. ------· • q...- # I $ ~ coll a voce I !":'.. !":'.. :: :: - .. I ,, .. ~ - - - ~ - = -.. - ~ ~ ,_ - -' ~ - ~ I I - I I ~ ~ 
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Sleep! for 
"Even the weariest river 

Winds somewhere safe to sea'.' 
(8wi11b11r11c) 

A Song of Sleep 

Soprano, or Tenor 

Words and Music by 
Lord Henry Somerset 

Slowly, dream1·~71, a11d with great expressi"on pp_ 

Voice 
Sleep, dar - ling, sleep, the 

Piano 

~!t mareato i"l basso 

All na-ture folds her 

~-

pp 

And __ to__ qui - et rest. 

~-
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Cru - el for you and 

Shall_ 

rat!. 
~ 

Ah yes! 1 know the 

How that from all life's 



y, 

I\ pp - ~ .. 
@ rest! 

I\ I l 

l - ~ - -- -- -@. pp 
6- I 

I , ... •. 
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far,_ far a - part. 

f':'I 

And, love, 'tis He knows 

rail. 

His __ com - pas 

-

I l I l l -- - - - -- - - - - -
"fr 

r 

* '£w. u 

'1'1 

GOd tf_ 

p 

best; 

one, 

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Shepherd's Cradle-Song 
(,,Schlaf: Kindchen, schlaf'" ) 

\\'ords translated from the German 
Soprano or Tenor 

Arthur Somervell 

Voice 

Sleep,_ba- by, sleep, Thy fa - ther guards his 

Piano 

moth- er shakes the dream - land tree, Down falls a lit - tle 

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shep - herdess, ---

sleep, A 

thou sheep-dog, 

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