Sea Pictures

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Sea Pictures. Song-cycle, Op.37, for cont. or mez. and orch. (or pf.) by Elgar to 5 poems by Roden Noel (Sea-Slumber Song), C. A. Elgar (In Haven (Capri)), E. B. Browning (Sabbath Morning at Sea), Richard Garnett (Where Corals Lie), and Lindsay Gordon (The Swimmer). Comp. 1897–9. F.p. Norwich 1899 (with Clara Butt); 4 of the songs were sung in London 2 days later by Butt with Elgar playing pf. acc.