"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.
Alexander Baron - London, England