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The Lost Chord

First line:
Seated one day at the organ
composer
early 1877
author of text

 
Arthur Sullivan composed this moving example of Victorian faith after being confined to the bedside of his elder brother Frederic during his last illness. The words were by the poetess Adelaide Anne Procter, and the song was carried to popularity in Victorian Britain by the singer Antoinette Stirling. Its huge popularity is demonstrated by the fact that it was even sung by Caruso, who wrote out the words in Italian phonetics for the purpose.

from notes by Andrew Lamb © 2002

Recordings

Bird Songs at Eventide
CDH55156Composers of World War I
Songs my father taught me
CDA67290
The Ballad Singer
CDA67830

Details

Track 11 on CDA67290 [3'44]
Track 12 on CDA67830 [4'17]
Track 7 on CDH55156 [4'04] Composers of World War I

Track-specific metadata for CDA67830 track 12

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-11-83012
Duration
4'17
Recording date
3 February 2010
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. The Ballad Singer (CDA67830)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: June 2011
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