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O that it were so!
First line:
It sometimes comes into my head
composer
circa 1912
author of text

Recordings
'Bridge: Songs' (CDD22071)
Bridge: Songs
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Track 5 on CDD22071 CD2 [2'21] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)

O that it were so!
O that it were so! has a magical opening section, and the composer’s substitution of ‘sometimes’ for the poet’s ‘often’ may well be considered an improvement. The rest of the song is in a more normal romantic style, but the song deserves to regain its one-time popularity.

from notes by Michael Pilkington 1997

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA67181/2 disc 2 track 5
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-97-18205
Duration
2'21
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 5
    Release date: June 1997
    Deletion date: April 2008
    2CDs Superseded by CDD22071
  2. Bridge: Songs (CDD22071)
    Disc 2 Track 5
    Release date: July 2014
    2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
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