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"... for still the Goatfoot wanders in the haunts he loved before."

Perilous Ways


first bars of sheet music fading into  a circle. Musical instruction, 'andante'.


23: Perilous Ways

Recording Artists: Iain Burnside & Andrew Kennedy

Mordaunt Currie was a poet and English baronet who lived in Essex.

The song is dedicated To George Parker , a professional singer who was well known and worked with the BBC. He was said to be John Ireland’s favourite singer.

Parker knew Shaw well, and wrote Shaw’s obituary for the Royal School of Church Music.


Sir Mordaunt Currie (1874 - 1978) JB Cramer 1932 currently out of print