O Tuneful Voice
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22 Classical English songs for high voice (soprano or tenor), with original piano accompaniments. The collection is devoted to the serious songs of the period, composed for domestic performance. This relatively unknown repertoire is of striking variety and quality, and extremely lyrical, melodious, and eminently singable.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 80 pages
  • 203.2 x 287 x 7.6mm | 272.16g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193457466
  • 9780193457461
  • 1,983,537

Table of contents

Elegy ; The midsummer wish ; The wanderer ; She never told her love ; O tuneful voice ; The emigrant ; Let no mortal sing to me ; The lark sings high in the cornfield ; Think not, my love, when secret grief ; Alas, from the day my poor heart ; A shepherd lov'd a nymph so fair ; Invocation to Nature ; From thee, Eliza, I must go ; Why still before these streaming eyes ; Go, lov'ly rose ; O tuneful voice ; Say not that minutes swiftly move ; The echo ; 'Tis only no harm to know it, you know ; Hope and Love ; Ye balmy breezes gently blow ; Content ; How sweet the calm of this sequester'd shore ; The curfew tolls the knell of parting day ; Captivityshow more

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`One of [OUP's] most outstanding recent publications, and one which fills a definite gap in the market, is O Tuneful Voice . . . Much of the material has an appealing freshness and would present few performance difficulties, while for those of a more academic disposition, a fascinating and little-known cross-section of composers and musical styles stands revealed. * The Singer *show more