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Thread #68509   Message #2666173
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
27-Jun-09 - 07:47 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Mother Carey (John Masefield)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Mother Carey (Masefield)
Mother Carey by Masefield has received musical settings.

Frederick Keel, 1919, for voice and piano, "Three Salt-Water Ballads." The operatic baritone, Bryn Terfel, sang this setting on CBC Radio, 1908. The sheet music published by Boosey & Hawkes (
Terfel used this song frequently in concerts, and has sung it from Carnegie Hall NY to venues in New Zealand and Australia.

Marshall H. Barnes, arranged for orchestra of 13 players and SATB chorus. Sheet music not found.

Tom Lewis sings "Mother Carey" on his cd, Tinker, Sailor, Soldier, Singer," (not heard), Borealis label.