The Songs of Lalla Rookh across space and time

John Stevenson, 'Twas his own voice

John Stevenson

'Twas his own voice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Songs inspired by Lalla Rookh, 1817-1880

Source: WorldCAT https://www.worldcat.org/

 

 

Place 

Song title

Composer

 

 

1810s

 

 

 

London: J Power

Spirit’s Song

Dr John Clarke-Whitfield

 

London: J Power

Now morn is blushing

 

Sir John Stevenson

 

Philadelphia: G.E. Blake

Come hither, come hither

R Taylor

 

London: J Power

Namouna’s Song

Clarke- Whitfield

 

London: J Power

Fly to the desert

John Fane, Earl of Westmorland

 

London: J Power

Feast of Roses

Henry R Bishop

 

London: J Power

Paradise and the Peri [recit and air]

William Hawes

 

London: J Power

Song of the Georgian Maid

Bishop

 

Philadelphia: Blake

Spirit’s Song

Clarke

 

London: J Power

Fly to the Desert/Hinda’s Appeal

George Kiallmark

 

London: J Power

“Oh! Let me only breathe the air”

John Clifton

 

Philadelphia: Blake

“’Twas his own voice”

Stevenson

 

London:: J Power

Peri’s Song (“Farewell to thee”/ “Oh fair as the sea-flower

Thomas Welsh

 

London:: J Power

The Arabian Maid’s Song

Bishop

 

London: J Power

Song of the Fire-Worshipper

Attwood

 

New York

The bower of roses

J. Wilson

 

London: J Power

The cold wave my love lies under

Attwood

 

London: J Power

Her hands were clasp’d

Attwood

 

London: J Power

The Peri pardoned

Clarke-Whitfield

 

London: J Power

The Acacia bower

Attwood

 

Philadelphia: Blake

Oh! Fair as the sea-flower

Welsh

 

London: J Power

We part forever part tonight!

J McDonald Harris

 

 

1820s

 

 

New York: E Riley

Farewell to thee, Araby’s daughter

Kiallmark

 

Boston: James L. Hewitt

Araby’s daughter

Kiallmark

 

London: J Power

Spirit of bliss

Fane

 

New York: E.S. Mesier

Araby’s daughter

Kiallmark. Lithograph.

 

Boston: G. Graupner

There’s a bower of roses

R.W. Wyatt; S. Wetherbee

 

London:Phipps&Holloway

Oh! Never say that I, love

T.B. Phipps (adapts words)

 

Boston: E.W. Jackson

The cold wave my love lies under

Attwood

 

Boston: Jackson

The Peri’s Song

Welsh

 

Boston: Jackson

Song of the Fireworshipper

Attwood

 

Boston: Jackson

Oh! Let me only breathe the air

Clifton

 

     
 

Boston: Jackson

Now morn is blushing

Stevenson

 

Boston: Jackson

We part forever part tonight!

Harris

 

Boston: Jackson

Bendermeer’s Stream

Hawes

 

Boston: Jackson

The acacia bower

Attwood

 

New York: Firth& Hall

Feast of roses

Bishop

 

Boston: Jackson

‘Twas his own voice

Stevenson

 

Boston: Jackson

Hinda’s appeal/Fly to the Desert

Kiallmark

 

Baltimore: George Willig

Hinda’s appeal/Fly to the Desert

Kiallmark

 

Philadelphia: Klemm

Araby’s daughter

J.G. Klemm

 

Boston: James L. Hewitt

Araby’s daughter

Kiallmark

 

 

1830s

 

 

London: J Power

We part forever part tonight

Harris

 

New York: Firth& Hall

Araby’s daughter

Kiallmark

 

London: J Power

Araby’s daughter

Kiallmark

 

London: J Power

Peri pardoned

Clarke-Whitfield

 

Philadelphia: Blake

Tell me not of joys above

Taylor

 

 

1840s

 

 

London

Oh! ever thus from childhood’s hour

Emile Souper

 

 

1860s

  1.  
 

Dublin: Henry Bussell

Zeba’s dream of home

  1. Smith
 

London

Oh! Ever thus from childhood’s hour

John Calvert

 

London: Charles Jeffreys

The gazelle song

G. Verini

 

London

There’s a bower of roses

Edward Bunnett

 

London: Chappell

O, ma maîtresse

Félicien David

 

London: Olivier

Fly to the desert

Evelyn Heathcote

 

 

1870s

 

 

London: Lambourn Cock

Oh! let me only breathe the air

Charles Salaman

 

London

I’ll sing thee songs of Araby

Frederic Clay

 

 

1880s

 

 

Boston

I’ll sing thee songs of Araby

Clay

 

New York

I’ll sing thee songs of Araby

Clay

 

Statistics individual songs: 8) Araby’s Daughter; 5): Fly to the Desert; 4) Bendermeer’s stream; 3): Oh! Let me only breathe the air; We part forever; I’ll sing thee songs of Araby 2): Spirit’s Song; Now morn is blushing; Feast of Roses; ‘Twas his own voice; Song of the Fireworshipper; The cold wave my love lies under; Peri Pardoned; The Acacia Bower 1): Come hither, Come hither; Namouna’s Song; Song of the Georgian Maid; Arabian Maid’s Song; Her hands were clasp’d; Oh, never say that I, love;  Peri’s song; Tell me not of joys above; Oh, ever thus from childhood’s hour; Zeba’s dream of home;  The gazelle song; O, ma maîtresse. NB: songs of the same title and with the same publisher that are assigned dates of fewer than three years’ difference were not counted as separate items.

Compiled by Sarah McCleave, 21 May 2017.