Arthur Somervell

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Educated at Cambridge, Berlin's Hochschule für Musik, and the Royal College of Music, Somervell took a teaching position at the RCM in 1894. He was later appointed inspector of music to the Board of Education,…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Maud, song cycle for voice & piano 1898 Vocal Music
The Shropshire Lad, song cycle 1904 Vocal Music
Silent Worship ("Did You Not Hear My Lady"), for voice & piano Vocal Music
Shepherd's Cradle Song, for voice & piano Vocal Music
O Lord Our God, Arise (Tune: Windermere) Choral
Praise to the holiest in the height Choral
A Kingdom by the Sea Miscellaneous (Classical)
The Gentle Maiden Miscellaneous (Classical)
Come to me in my dreams, for voice & piano Vocal Music
Fain would I change that note, for voice & piano Vocal Music
White in the moon Keyboard
James Lee's Wife: Among the rocks Vocal Music
Quintet for clarinet & strings in G major 1913 Chamber Music
Sweet Kate, for voice & piano Vocal Music
The street sounds to the soldiers' tread Keyboard
Orpheus with his lute, for voice & piano Vocal Music
Loveliest of trees Vocal Music
In Summertime on Bredon Keyboard
O mistress mine, for voice & piano Vocal Music
The lads in their hundreds Keyboard
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