Philippa's Gift - Rex Latter

Duration: 2'45"
Ensemble: soprano mezzosoprano piano
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This charming true story refers to a large family from Selsey whom the author knew well, with seven children. The Philippa and Oliver mentioned in the song are among the first four. The naive and childlike text belies the deeper meaning of the poem made apparent at the end.