Myself when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, and heard great argument About it and about; but evermore Came out by the same door where in I went.
About the headline (FAQ)
- by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883), no title, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Third Edition, no. 27, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Fourth Edition, no. 27 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
- a text in Persian (Farsi) by Hakim Omar Khayyám (c1048 - c1122) [text unavailable]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Richard Layton Kent (b. 1916), "Myself when young", 1969 [ SATB chorus a cappella ], from Three Rubáiyát Choruses, no. 3 [sung text not yet checked]
This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
- by Liza Lehmann (1862 - 1918), "Myself when young did eagerly frequent", 1896 [ bass and piano ], from In a Persian Garden, no. 10
- by Henry Houseley (1852? - 1925), "Part 4", published 1917 [ soli, chorus, orchestra ], from cantata Omar Khayyám, no. 4, New York : H. W. Gray
Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:
- Also set in English, a translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883) , appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, First Edition, no. 27, appears in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Second Edition, no. 30, first published 1859 ; composed by Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir, Redgewell Dansie, Emma Lou Diemer, Michael Richard Miller.
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2020-07-10
Line count: 4
Word count: 29