Thanks be to God

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‘Stanley Dickson’ was a pseudonym for May Hannah Brahe, the composer of this lovely song from 1921, as well as Bless this House. I’ve loved this song since childhood and I was enchanted early on by the rich swing of chords in 3/4 time that give life to the piece.

from notes by Robert White © 1995

Recordings

Bird Songs at Eventide
CDH55156Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Composers of World War I
Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014
FREE DOWNLOADHYP201408Download-only monthly sampler

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Track 17 on CDH55156 [2'14] Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Composers of World War I
Track 7 on HYP201408 [2'14] Download-only monthly sampler

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