Hyperion Records

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
CDD22071  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1) — To be issued soon July 2014 Release  
'Bridge: Songs' (CDA67181/2)
Bridge: Songs
MP3 £14.49FLAC £14.49ALAC £14.49 CDA67181/2  2CDs To be superseded by CDD22071  
Details
Track 5 on CDD22071 CD2 [2'21] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1) To be issued soon July 2014 Release
Track 5 on CDA67181/2 CD2 [2'21] 2CDs To be superseded by CDD22071

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

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