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How pleasant to know Mr. Lear, for narrator and orchestra.

Edwin Roxburgh

How pleasant to know Mr. Lear, for narrator and orchestra.

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Published by United Music Publishers in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monologues with music (Orchestra) -- Scores

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLear, Edward, 1812-1888
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsM1625 R66 H7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[score]
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18892922M

    This is a lovely reproduction hardback book of the sixth edition of the `Nonsense Songs & Stories' by Edward Lear. What is great about this book is that it is copy of one of the original books written and illustrated by Edward Lear. Everything from the cover image to the font of the text is in the original style/5(14). The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein is based on Margaret Landon's novel, Anna and the King of Siam (), which is in turn derived from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early s. The musical's plot relates the experiences of Anna, a Basis: Anna and the King of Siam, by Margaret Landon. A selection of nonsense poems, songs (not sung!), stories, and miscellaneous strangeness. The work includes the "Owl and the Pussycat" and a recipe for Amblongus Pie, which begins "Take 4 pounds (say 4½ pounds) of fresh ablongusses and put them in a small pipkin."/5(K).


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How pleasant to know Mr. Lear, for narrator and orchestra. by Edwin Roxburgh Download PDF EPUB FB2

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He has ears, and two eyes, and ten fingers, Leastways if you reckon. How Pleasant To Know Mr. Lear poem by Edward Lear. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear Who has written such volumes of stuff. Some think him illtempered and queer.

Page3/5. • Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense by Jenny Uglow is published by Faber (£25). To order a copy for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online. How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A selection of nonsense verse, with the author's illustrati /5.

How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear is a piece for narrator and chamber orchestra, ideal for a children’s concert (of any age, from nine to ninety!), with a participatory element in the last movement.

This work was commissioned by Menuhin, and has been performed with several famous narrators and recorded with Prunella Scales. How Pleasant Know MR Lear Edward Lear, Author, Bohdan Butenko, Illustrator Stemmer House Publishers $ (74p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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Some think him ill-tempered and queer, But a few think him pleasant enough. His mind is concrete and fastidious, His nose is remarkably big; His visage is more or less hideous, His beard it resembles a wig.

"How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!" Who has written such volumes of stuff. Some think him ill-tempered and queer, But a few think him pleasant enough. His mind is concrete and fastidious, His nose is remarkably big; His visage is more or less hideous, His beard it resembles a wig.

He has ears, and two eyes, and ten fingers. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear, Who has written such volumes of stuff. Some think him ill-tempered and queer, But a few find him pleasant enough. His mind is concrete and fastidious, His nose is remarkably big; His visage is more or less hideous, His beard it resembles a wig.

How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear, for Narrator and Orchestra. London: United Music Publishers, Rutter, John. 1 Response to Musical Scores from Edward Lear’s Poems.

Pingback: How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear () G.K. Chesterton, Both. Mr Lear is a beautiful and lavishly presented book. The hard cover is stunning with a picture of one of Lears parrots and the title Mr Lear in gold.

The pages of the book contain many colour plates of Lears art together with reproductions of his letters and cartoons/5. 'How Pleasant To Know Mr Lear' by Edward Lear "How pleasant to know Mr.

Lear, Who has written such volumes of stuff. Some think him ill-tempered and queer, But a few find him pleasant enough. His mind is concrete and fastidious, His nose is remarkably big; His visage is more or less hideous, His beard.

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Lear" is a poem about the author, Edward Lear, who is being described. His characteristics, throughout the poem, switch constantly from being positive characteristics to negative poem begins by saying that Mr. Lear is "ill-tempered and queer," however the next line states that he is pleasant.

It then goes. How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear The Essay Marking the centenary of Edward Lear's birth ina series considering the exuberant poetry and art of.

But a few think him pleasant enough. His mind is concrete and fastidious, Lear published A Book of Nonsense, "How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear!" by. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear, Who has written such volumes of stuff.

Some think him ill-tempered and queer, But a few find him pleasant enough. His mind is concrete and fastidious, His nose is remarkably big; His visage is more or less hideous, His. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear How pleasant to know at the end of the day he's near With a portfolio that daily features diverse creatures You open the book and it's true The world is a lot more mysterious than we knew Round every corner unusual things are prone to wander When I was a young man I was oft-times at the zoo.

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Lear is discussed: broken rhyme: example in stanza 6 of “How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear”. Edwin Roxburgh has pursued his professional life in several areas as composer, oboist, How Pleasant to know Mr Lear () narrator and chamber orchestra: //1 perc, cel, strings - 24' Lament (for the Victims of Conflict) ().

How pleasant to know Mr Lear — Edwin Roxburgh. Narrator and Chamber Orchestra — Score Only — Composed by Edwin Roxburgh. Score Only. United Music Publishing #UMP Published by United Music Publishing (). Price: $ Vol. 32, No. 3, Mar., Published by: Music How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear, for Narrator and Orchestra by Edwin Roxburgh.

How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear, for Narrator and Orchestra by Edwin Roxburgh (pp. ) Review by: Halsey Stevens DOI: / ‘How pleasant to know Mr Lear / Who has written such volumes of stuff.

/ Some think him ill-tempered and queer, / But a few find him pleasant enough. / His mind is concrete and fastidious, /. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear. INTRODUCTION. Edward Lear, the artist, Author of "Journals of a Landscape Painter" in various out-of-the-way countries, and of the delightful "Books of Nonsense," which have amused successive generations of children, died on Sunday, Januat San Remo, Italy, where he had lived for twenty years.

Edward Lear (12 MayHolloway – 29 JanuarySanremo) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, now known mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised.

His principal areas of work as an artist were threefold: as a draughtsman employed to illustrate birds and animals; making coloured Born: 12 MayHolloway, Middlesex, England. Roxburgh, Edwin, How pleasant to know Mr.

Lear, for narrator and orchestra London, United Music Publishers [c]. Gerhard, Roberto, The Akond of Swat: for voice and percussion London, Oxford University Press, Hanna, Ron. The Cretan journal by Edward Lear: Edward Lear: selected letters by Edward Lear: Edward Lear and his world by John Lehmann: Edward Lear At the R.A.

by Vivien Noakes: Edward Lear in Albania: Journals of a Landscape Painter in the Balkans by Bejtullah Destani: Edward Lear in the Levant: Travels in Albania, Greece and Turkey in Europe, by. How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear Broadcaster and entertainer Nicholas Parsons presents a portrait of the nonsensical genius Edward Lear and conveys a rounded picture of the man’s amazing life and unusual personality.

He illustrates Lear’s remarkable fantasy world though skillful and sympathetic delivery of his highly imaginative and. Other commissions include How Pleasant to Know Mr.

Lear, for narrator and orchestra, produced on ITV’s Aquarius with Vincent Price and Diana Menuhin as narrators. Recordings of Edwin’s works are available on various prestigious labels, including NMC, Naxos, Warehouse and Metier.

If you wish to actually learn something about our esteemed Mr. Lear, you'd best check out his Wikipedia page. But for those of us who expect something a tad more creative from this master of literary nonsense, Lear himself offers this modest description of his person: "How pleasant to know Mr.

Lear!" Who has written such volumes of stuff. The concert ended with Roxburgh's humorous How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear, performed by an orchestra of about Nikolaus Hohmann, wearing a red bow tie & standing to the side of the orchestra, was a droll narrator, reciting a half dozen of Lear's nonsense poems while the orchestra played underneath.

Mr [John] Ruskin has put Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense first in his list of the best books, and to those happy children who possess a volume of Author: Guardian Staff.

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On good days — as Lear well recalls, and recalls well — they made it sing/5(). Today the National Theatre is live-broadcasting their current production of King Lear, starring Simon Russel Beale, to cinemas all over the world. For any of my readers who haven't seen or read King Lear yet, I have attempted to summarize all the important parts here.

The “King Lear” evoked in “Songs of Lear” shares so little with Shakespeare’s tragedy that the show’s director, Grzegorz Bral, delivers an. King Lear is widely held as the greatest of Shakespeare’s tragedies; to some, it is the greatest play ever written. King Lear abdicates the British throne, to divide his kingdom among his three daughters in proportion to their professed love of him/5(2).

**Description from Amazon: Here is every line of every nonsense book written by Edward Lear. In a single volume you get "A Book of Nonsense," "Nonsense Songs," "More Nonsense Songs," "Laughable Lyrics," and "Nonsense Songs and Stories.

No other low-price edition offers this complete will meet such old favorites.Get an answer for 'King Lear Act 1, scene 1. Who are the three characters who come on stage at the beginning of the play?' and find homework help for other King Lear questions at eNotes.