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ROGER QUILTER 


Amaryllis 
Arab Love Song 
At Close of Day 
Barbara Allen 
Blossom Time 


SONGS 

Each 2 r - net 


E and G 
B, C and D (minor) 
A and C (minor) 
D and F 
E and G 


Blow, blow, thou Winter Wind C, Eb and E 
By a Fountainside B(? and C# (minor) 

Cuckoo Song B and D 

Daybreak £{7 and F# (minor) 

Dream Valley D, F and Gb 

Drink to me only with thine eyes Eb, F and Gb 
Fair House of Joy Ab, Bb and Db 

Fill a glass with golden wine C, Db, Eb and E 
Fuchsia Tree (The) A, B and C# (minor) 

I arise from dreams of Thee C and Eb (minor) 
In the bud of the morning-0 D and F 

It was a Lover and His Lass E and Ab 

Jealous Lover C, D and F 

Jolly Miller (The) G and B (minor) 

June D, E and F 


Land of Silence (A) 

Last Year’s Rose (A) 

Love’s Philosophy 
Maiden Blush (The) 

Music, when Soft Voices Die 
My Life’s Delight 
Night Piece (The) 

Now sleeps the Crimson Petal 
Old Carol (An) 

O Mistress Mine 
Orpheus with his Lute 
Over the Mountains 
Song of the Blackbird 
Song of the Stream 
Three Poor Mariners 
To Daisies 
Weep you no more 
When icicles hang by the Wall 
Who is Silvia ? 

Wild Flowers’ Song (The) 


Db and E 
Db and Eb 
C, D and F 
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Gb, Ab and Bb 
E and G 
A and Db 
D, Eb, F and Gb 
D and Gb 
Eb, Gb and G 
C and Eb 
G and A 
Bb and C 
D and E 
Eb and G 
Bb and Db 
D and F (minor) 
C and Eb 
Eb and F 
G and Bb 


SONG ALBUMS 


THREE SHAKESPEARE SONGS ( 1 st Set) 3/6 
Come away, Death 
O Mistress Mine 
Blow, blow, thou Winter Wind 

Low, Medium or High voice 

FIVE SHAKESPEARE SONGS ( 2 nd Set) 3/6 

Fear no more the Heat o’ the Sun 
Under the Greenwood Tree 
It was a Lover and his Lass 
Take, O take those lips away 
Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain 
Low or High Voice 

FOUR SHAKESPEARE SONGS (Op. 30 ) 
Who is Silvia ? (3rd Set) 3 /- 

When daffodils begin to peer 
How should I your true love know ? 

Sigh no more, ladies 

Low or High voice 

FIVE JACOBEAN LYRICS (Op. 28 ) 3 6 

The Jealous Lover 
Why so Pale and Wan 
I dare not ask a Kiss 
To Althea from Prison 
The Constant Lover 
\ Low, Medium or High voice 

THREE SONGS OF WILLIAM BLAKE 

Daybreak (Op- 2( >) 3 ~ 

Dream Valley 

The Wild Flowers’ Song 

Low or High voice 

PUBLISHED BY 


SEVEN ELIZABETHAN LYRICS 

Weep you no more 
My Life’s Delight 
Damask Roses 
The Faithless Shepherdess 
Brown is my Love 
By a Fountainside 
Fair House of Joy 

Low or High voice 

SONGS OF SORROW 
A Coronal 
Passing Dreams 
A Land of Silence 
In Spring 

Medium or High voice 

FOUR SONGS (Op. 14 ) 

Autumn Evening 
April 

A Last Year’s Rose 
Song of the Blackbird 

Low or High voice 

TO JULIA 

The Bracelet 
The Maiden Blush 
To Daisies 
The Night Piece 
Julia’s Hair 
Cherry Ripe 

Low or High voice 

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