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Psyche Entering Cupidís Garden (1903) by John William Waterhouse (1849-1917)
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, Lancashire / Bridgeman Art Library, London
Track(s) taken from CDA67290
Recording details: January 2001
Champs Hill, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: February 2002
Total duration: 3 minutes 22 seconds

The trumpeter
First line:
Trumpeter, what are you sounding now?
composer
1904
author of text

Introduction
Besides his ballads, J Airlie Dix was a substantial composer of comic songs, some of which were interpolated into stage shows in the early years of the twentieth century. It was with this setting of stirring words by John Francis Barron that he achieved his most lasting success.

from notes by Andrew Lamb © 2002

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