Green Fingers (Cycle)

 

Composer:

Betty Roe

Words by:

  1. A Lament – Reginald Arkell
  2. A perfect lady – Reginald Arkell
  3. The Old Red Wall – Reginald Arkell
  4. Any Husband – Reginald Arkell

Date of composition:

March 1990

Publisher:

Unpublished

Forces:

Soprano, ‘Cello and Double Bass

Duration:

 

Vocal Range(s):

 

Genre:

Cabaret, humorous, gardening

 

Three of the songs are published in voice and piano versions in Ten Songs on the Lighter Side.  The Old Red Wall  is unique to this collection.

Due to the same forces as Three Ladies of Circumstance, these were probably written for Lowrie Blake.