Love me, - I love you, Love me, my baby; Sing it high, sing it low, Sing it as may be. Mother's arms under you, Her eyes above you; Sing it high, sing it low, Love me, - I love you.
About the headline (FAQ)
- by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894), no title, appears in Sing-song: a nursery rhyme book, first published 1872 [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Thomas Frederick Dunhill (1877 - 1946), "Love me, -- I love you", published 1925 [voice and piano], from the collection Kikirikee [text not verified]
- by Sidney Homer (1864 - 1953), "Love me, -- I love you", op. 19 (Seventeen Lyrics from "Sing-song"), Heft 1 no. 4, published 1908. [high voice or low voice, piano or orchestra] [text not verified]
- by John (Nicholson) Ireland (1879 - 1962), "Baby", 1918, published 1919 [medium voice, piano], from Mother and Child, no. 6. [text verified 1 time]
- by Martin Edward Fallas Shaw (1875 - 1958), "Love me, -- I love you", published 1920. [voice, piano] [text not verified]
- by Felix Gerald Swinstead (1880 - 1959), "Love me, -- I love you", published 1907 [voice and piano], from Sing-Song Cycle [text not verified]
- by Hanna Von Vollenhoven , "Love me, -- I love you", published <<1940. [voice, piano] [text not verified]
Researcher for this text: Ted Perry
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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