A Chorale, by The Poet Laureate; the Music by Dr. Sterndale Bennett.Uplift a thousand voices full and sweet [...]
Broadside printed in violet ink, 255 x 185mm. 10 x 7¼". Stained.
Alfred Lord Tennyson's 'Ode Sung at the Opening of the International Exhibition', written in the post of poet laureate. The poem was set to music by William Sterndale Bennett as his opus 40.
Provenance: from a scrap album compiled c.1840 - 1880 by Alfred Towgood of Riverside, a paper mill owner at St. Neots, Huntingdon. He was also a Lieutenant in the Duke of Manchester.
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