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Poems of Felicia Hemans in A Collection of Peninsular Melodies 1830




Poems of
Felicia Hemans
in
A Collection of
Peninsular Melodies
1830




compiled
by
Peter J. Bolton

Contents


From contemporary sources:


The Moorish Gathering Song
The Zegri Maid
Song of Mina's Soldiers
The Rio Verde Song


Included here for completeness—from The Poems of Felicia Hemans, 1872:


Mother! Oh, sing me to rest
There are sounds in the dark Roncesvalles


From Spanish Songs in The New Monthly Magazine, 1834, Volume 40


The Lost One (Seek by the silvery Darro)
The Bird of Ebro (Bird, that art singing on Ebro's side)
Spanish Evening Hymn
Old Spanish Battle Song


These songs are set to airs collected by Colonel Hodges in Spain, the whole set being
published by Messrs. Goulding and d'Almaine. All the words were reprinted in
National Lyrics, and Songs for Music, 1834