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Rootham op 1 "Four Songs"

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Voice • Piano

These four early songs were composed in 1894-95 by Cyril Rootham (1875-1938). At the time Rootham was a young undergraduate reading Classics at St John’s College, Cambridge – before he even started his degree in Music in 1897.

Rootham op 5 no 1 "Strew on her Roses"

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Voice (4) • Piano

Composed by Cyril Rootham in 1898, this is the first of two songs which form his Opus 5. The words are from the poem "Requiescat" by Matthew Arnold.

The song is intended to be sung unaccompanied: the piano part is for practice only.

Rootham op 5 no 2 "Love and Laughter"

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Composed by Cyril Rootham in 1898, this is the second of two songs which form his Opus 5. The words are from a poem by Arthur Gray Butler, the founding father of Haileybury College.

The song is intended to be sung unaccompanied: the piano part is for practice only.