Bispham Song Album

This is one of a series of posts about books used as source material for Art Song Central.

Book Title: Bispham Song Album; a representative recital collection with the interpretative markings of the favorite songs of David Bispham.
Editor: Hermann Klein (1856-1934)
Publisher: The John Church Co.
Copyright: 1908

This entire volume is available for free download from The Internet Archive: Bispham Song Album


  • Handel O ruddier than the cherry
  • Legrenzi Che fiero costume
  • Lotti Pur dicesti
  • Caldara Come raggio di sol
  • Giordani Caro mio ben
  • Meyerbeer The Monk
  • Schubert Who is Sylvia?
  • Loewe Edward
  • The bailiff’s daughter of Islington
  • Drink to me only with thine eyes
  • Young Richard
  • Down among the dead men
  • Believe me, if all those endearing young charms

Most of these songs are already represented on ASC in other editions. However, other songs from this volume will be uploaded as song posts are created for them. If you would like me to give priority to a song that is not yet posted, please let me know via the contact page.