Frank Bridge


"Apples and Oranges" (1899), oil on canvas, 74 x 93 cm, of the painter Paul Cézanne, contemporary of Bridge (Musee du Louvre, Paris)


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The musician Frank Bridge, who wrote music for orchestra, chamber and vocal music, was born in Brighton on the 26th February 1879, the same year of the composers Andreae, Berg, Bornschein, Canteloube (de Malaret), Corder, Cras, Doire, Donaudy, Gaubert, Gilbert, Granichstaedten, Grovlez, Haas, Hatze, Kalnins, Laccetti, Lyudkevych, Ostrcil, Respighi, Scott, Shaw, Tigranian, Trunk, Uspensky. He died in Eastbourne on the 10th Jenuary 1941

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Frank Bridge


"The Christmas Rose" was performed on the 8th of December 1932 in Londra


"Strew no more red roses", published in 1917, text of Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

"The Devon maid" (Where be you going, you Devon maid), text of John Keats (1795-1821)

"O that it were so!", text of Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864)

"Come to me in my dreams" (Come to me in my dreams, and then), published in 1918, text of Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

"My pent-up tears oppress my brain", Anonymous

"Fair daffodils" (Fair daffodils, we weep to see), text of Robert Herrick (1591-1674)

"Speak to me, my love!", text of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)

"Tears, idle tears", text of Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

"The primrose", text of Robert Herrick (1591-1674)

"What shall I your true love tell?", text of Francis Thompson (1859-1907)

"When most I wink" (When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see), text of William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

"The last invocation" (At the last, tenderly), text of Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

"Day after day", text of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)

"Go not, happy day", text of Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

"Far, far from each other", text of Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

"Cradle song", text of Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

"Music, when soft voices die", text of Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

"Love went a-riding", text of Mary Coleridge (1861-1907)

"A dirge" (Rough wind that moanest loud), text of Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

"Where is it that our soul doth go?", text of Kate Freiligrath Kroeker (1845-1904)

"Blow, blow thou winter wind", published in 1916, text of William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

"A dead violet" (The odour from the flower is gone), text of Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

"Adoration", text of John Keats (1795-1821)

"Goldenhair" (Lean out of the window), text of James Joyce (1882-1941)

"Thy hand in mine" (Thy hand in mine, thy hand in mine), text of Mary Coleridge (1861-1907)

"Where she lies asleep", text of Mary Coleridge (1861-1907)

"All things that we clasp", text of Emma Lazarus (1849-1887)

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