The Apple Orchard

Album: Seven Sappho Songs for soprano and piano (1904)

Songfacts®:

  • "The Apple Orchard" by Bliss Carmen and Ivor Gurney is the third song in the song cycle Seven Sappho Songs for soprano and piano; the first is "Soft Was The Wind".

    According to Richard Carder in his notes to the pamphlet, there are 3 versions of the poem The Apple Orchard, the song performed here is based on Gurney's revision of May 1920. He says also it is the most lightweight of the seven. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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