Loveliest of trees

Song TitleLoveliest of trees (Search)
Composer(s):George Butterworth
Author(s):A. E. Housman (Alfred Edward)
Author Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Blooming; Blooms; Boughs; Cherries; Easter; Fifty; Hanging; Lovely; Seventy; Snow; springs; Trees; Twenty; White; Years; Aging; Bittersweet; Enjoying; Growing Old; Nature; Old; Reminiscing; Youth
First LineLoveliest of trees, the cherry now (Search)
Average Duration2:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1911 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkSix Songs from A Shropshire Lad (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Catalog DesignationSix Songs from A Shropshire Lad, no. 1 (Search)
Range: C#4 - E5 (Search)
Original KeyE Major (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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