Cycle of 6 songs for sop. and pf. by Walton to words collected by Christopher Hassall from poems by Blake, Thomas Jordan, Charles Morris, Wordsworth, and 2 anon. 18th‐cent. poets. Written for City of London Fest. 1962. F.p. Schwarzkopf 1962. Re‐scored for sop. and orch. 1970. F.p. City of London Fest. 1970 with Janet Baker.