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POEM SET TO MUSIC IN THE SONG CYCLES

Poet

Song

Work

Anon

False Concolinel

Love’s Labours Lost

 

Is it not a deadly pain

Four Songs from Love’s Labours Lost

Anon. Irish Folks songs

A courting too slow

Irish Folk Songs

 

American New York, The

Irish Folk Songs

 

Erin’s Lovely Home

Irish Folk Songs

 

Farewell dear Erin

Irish Folk Songs

 

My own true love

Irish Folk Songs

 

Sailor Boy, The

Irish Folk Songs

 

Willie Riley

Irish Folk Songs

William Austin

 

All this Night

George Barker

Ode on the rejection of St Cecilia

To a poet

Bible, Holy

 

Let us now praise famous men

   

Magnificat

Edmund Blunden

 

For St. Cecilia

 

Harvest

O fair to see

 

To Joy

O fair to see

   

White Flowering Days

Robert Bridges

Clear and gentle stream

Seven Unaccompanied Songs

 

Haste on, my joys

Seven Unaccompanied Songs

 

I have loved flowers that fade

Seven Unaccompanied Songs

   

In terra pax

 

I praise the tender flower

Seven Unaccompanied Songs

 

My spirit sang all day

Seven Unaccompanied Songs

 

Nightingales

Seven Unaccompanied Songs

 

Since we loved

O fair to see

 

Wherefore tonight so full of care.

Seven Unaccompanied Songs

   

Thou didst delight mine eyes

Richard Crashaw

 

Lo, the full, final sacrifice

William Drummond

Life a right shadow is

Three Short Elegies

 

This life, which seems so fair

Three Short Elegies

 

This world a hunting is

Three Short Elegies

James Elroy Flecker

To a poet

To a poet

Wilfred Gibson

Lament

Requiem de Camera

Ivor Gurney

Only the wanderer

Oh fair to see

Thomas Hardy

Amabel

Before and after summer

 

At a lunar eclipse

Till Earth outwear

 

At Middle-Field Gate in February

I said to love

 

A Young Man’s Exhortation

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

Before and after summer

Before and after summer

 

Budmouth Dears

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

Channel firing

Before and after summer

 

Childhood among the ferns

Before and after summer

 

Clock of the Years, The

Earth and Air and Rain

 

Comet at Yell’ham, The

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

Dance continued, The

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

Ditty

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

Epeisodia

Before and after summer

 

Exeunt Omnes

By footpath and stile

 

For life I had never cared greatly

I said to love

 

Former Beauties

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

He abjures love

Before and after summer

 

Her temple

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

I look into my glass

Till Earth outwears

 

I need not go

I said to love

 

I said to love

I said to love

 

I say ‘I’ll seek her side’

Oh fair to see

 

In a churchyard

Earth and Air and Rain

 

In five-score summers

I said to love

 

In the mind’s eye

Before and after summer

 

In the time of the breaking of the nations

Requiem de Camera

 

In years defaced

Till Earth outwears

 

It never looks like summer

Till Earth outwears

 

Let me enjoy the earth

Till Earth outwears

 

Life laughs onward

Till Earth outwears

 

Market girl, The

Till Earth outwears

 

Master and the leaves, The

By footpath and stile

 

Overlooking the river

Before and after summer

 

Oxen, The

By footpath and stile

 

Paying Calls

By footpath and stile

 

Phantom, The

Earth and Air and Rain

 

Proud songsters

Earth and Air and Rain

 

Rollicum-Rorum

Earth and Air and Rain

 

Self-unseeing, The

Before and after summer

 

Shortening Days

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

Sigh, The

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

So I have faired

Earth and Air and Rain

 

Summer schemes

Earth and Air and Rain

 

To Lizbie Brown

Earth and Air and Rain

 

Too short time

Before and after summer

 

Transformations

A Young Mans Exhortation

 

Two lips

I said to love

 

Voices from things growing in a churchyard

By footpath and stile

 

Waiting Both

Earth and Air and Rain

 

When I set out for Lyonnesse

Earth and Air and Rain

 

Where the picnic was

Before and after summer

William Jones (attrib.)

On parent knees

To a poet

Ralph Knevet

Introduction – The Helmet now

Farewell to Arms

F.L.Lucas

June on Castle Hill

To a poet

Walter de la Mare

The Birthnight

To a poet

John Masefield

August 1914

Requiem de Camera

John Milton

How soon hath time

Two sonnets

 

When I consider

Two Sonnets

George Peele

Aria – His golden locks

Farewell to Arms

Christina Rossetti

A linnet in a golden cage

Children’s Songs

 

Boy Johnny

Children’s Songs

 

Dancing on the hill tops

Children’s Songs

 

Dead in the cold

Children’s Songs

 

Ferry me across the water

Children’s Songs

 

Lullaby, oh lullaby

Children’s Songs

 

Margaret has a milking pail

Children’s Songs

 

Oh fair to see

Oh fair to see

 

Rosy Maiden Winifred

Children’s Songs

 

The lily has a smooth stalk

Children’s Songs

 

There’s snow on the fields

Children’s Songs

William Shakespeare

Come away, death

Let us garlands bring

 

Fear no more

Let us garlands bring

 

Hiems, Song of

Love’s Labours Lost

 

It was a lover and his lass

Let us garlands bring

 

O mistress mine

Let us garlands bring

 

Riddle Song, The (if she be made of white or red)

Love’s Labours Lost

 

Songs of Hiems and Ver

Love’s Labours Lost

 

Who is Silvia?

Let us garlands bring

William Shakespeare & Anon

Song for Moth

Love’s Labours Lost

Edward Shanks

As I lay in the early sun

Oh fair to see

Edward Taylor

 

God is gone up

   

My lovely one

Thomas Traherne

Intrada

To a poet

 

Rapture, The

Dies Natalis

 

Recovery, The

Two motets

 

Rhapsody, The

Dies Natalis

 

Salutation, The

Dies Natalis

 

Wonder

Dies Natalis

Henry Vaughan

Psalm 121

The brightness of this day

   

Two motets

   

Welcome sweet and sacred feast

Ursula Wood

 

Muses and Graces

William Wordsworth

 

Intimations of Immortality

 


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