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Eleven songs of innocence from William Blake

Identifier: MS005

Scope and Contents

Eleven songs of innocence from William Blake : for soprano, clarinet (B-flat, A), violin and cello / music by Bryan Beaumont Hays. CONTENTS: 1. Piping down the valleys wild -- 2. A dream -- 3. The blossom. -- 4. The divine image -- 5. The chimney sweeper -- 6. Infant joy -- 7. The shepherd -- 8. The little boy lost -- 9. The little boy found -- 10. Nurse's song -- 11. Spring. Songs Piping down the valleys wild, piping songs of pleasant glee, on a cloud I saw a child, and he laughing said to me: Songs of Innocence and Experience, by William Blake (1789) Clarinet Violin Cello Soprano Music manuscripts.


  • Majority of material found within 1976 - 2016



55 Sheets : 1 manuscript score (55 pages) ; 28 cm. + instrumental parts

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Repository Details

Part of the Saint John's University Archives and Special Collections Repository

P O Box 2500
Alcuin Library
Collegeville Minnesota 56321 United States