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Eight Blake Songs

for baritone or mezzo-soprano and piano

Year:  1947   ·  Duration:  15m

Year:  1947
Duration:  15m

Composer:   David Farquhar

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Audio

Sample: 0:00-0:52 1. Laughing Song

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Sample Score

Sample: Page 1 of 'The Laughing Song'

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Contents note

  1. I laid me down
  2. To Tirzah
  3. Ah Sunflower
  4. The Fly
  5. The Sick Rose
  6. The Lilly
  7. Laughing Song
  8. Mock on, mock on.

Text note

Text by William Blake

Performance history

10 Feb 2009: Contemporary Visions 15

Performed by Pepe Becker (soprano) and Emma Sayers (piano); recorded on Farquhar and Ritchie A.: "soNgZ"; CD (2006)

Performed by Peter Russell (baritone) and Margaret Nielsen (piano)

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