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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDA67516
Recording details: November 2004
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: September 2005
Total duration: 1 minutes 40 seconds

The Greatest Man
First line:
My teacher said us boys should write
author of text

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The Greatest Man (1921) is a folksy, affectionate setting of a poem Ives read in the New York Evening Sun for 7 June 1921. Like its author, Ives had idolized his father, so the boy’s sentiments struck a ready chord.

from notes by Calum MacDonald © 2005

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