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Seven Songs collected by C. E. Sayle, M.A.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6590

Scope and Contents

(fo. 1) 'When cockle shells'; air by J. Steuart Wilson?, words from Scottish ballad 'Waly, waly' (Oxford Book of English Verse, p. 450 (no. 388); (fo. 1v) the same: transposed by C. E. Sayle; (fo. 2v) the same: transposed by C. E. Sayle; (fo. 6v) the same; (fo. 8v) 'Near and far' by C. Armstrong Gibbs; words by A. R. Ropes; (fo. 11) 'Alla beata' by S. H. Smith, words by C. E. Sayle, printed in his Erotidia (Rugby, 1889) p. 4; (fo. 15) 'Amaryllis' by the same; words by the same, printed in the same, p. 25; (fo. 19) 'The Sea Song of Gafran' by A. Gray, words by Mrs Hemans (Works, iv, 222); (fo. 26) 'Mein liebchen wir sassen zusammen' by R. R. Terry, words by H. Heine (Dent's edition of 1900, p. 90); (fo. 28) translation of this and of the following songs; (fo. 29) 'Du bist wie eine Blume' by the same, words by the same (the same, p. 139).


  • Creation: 1890-1922

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Bequeathed by C.E. Sayle, 17 July 1924

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