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Love is a rose

31 December 1907
author of text

The final song of Bridge’s first period is a lover’s trifle, Love is a rose; in spite of the text’s pointing out that love does not last, the music is cheerful enough. It is perhaps worth noting the song was written at the end of 1907; in October of that year Ethel Sinclair, a fellow pupil at the Royal College, returned from Australia, and in September 1908 she and the composer were married.

from notes by Michael Pilkington 1997


Bridge: Songs
CDD220712CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)


Track 2 on CDD22071 CD2 [1'58] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

Track-specific metadata for CDA67181/2 disc 2 track 2

Recording date
16 January 1997
Recording venue
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Arthur Johnson
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Bridge: Songs (CDA67181/2)
    Disc 2 Track 2
    Release date: June 1997
    Deletion date: April 2008
    2CDs Superseded by CDD22071
  2. Bridge: Songs (CDD22071)
    Disc 2 Track 2
    Release date: July 2014
    2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
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