|An Essential List|
80 Poems or So. Ed. by George
R. K. R. [Robert Kelsey Rought] Thornton. Ashington: Mid Northumberland
Arts Group; Manchester: Carcanet, 1997. [160 pp.] Best-E-Deal
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|Best Poems and The Book of Five Makings.
Ed. by R. K. R. [Robert Kelsey Rought] Thornton and George Walter.
Mid Northumberland Arts Group; Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1995. [173
|Ivor Gurney. Selected and
edited by George
Walter. Everyman’s Poetry; Vol. 13. London: J. M. Dent, 1996. [“VERY
INexpensive—great for starting your collection.” —dks. 108
Poems, Principally Selected from Unpublished
With a memoir by Edmund Blunden. London: Hutchinson, . [104 pp.]
|Rewards of Wonder: Poems of Cotswold, France, London. Ed. George Walter. Ashington, UK: Mid Northumberland Arts Group; Manchester: Carcanet, 1998.|
Severn and Somme. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd., 1917.
Severn and Somme and War’s Embers. Ed. R. K. R. [Robert Kelsey Rought] Thornton. Ashington, UK: Mid Northumberland Arts Group; Manchester: Carcanet, 1987, [156 pp.], 1997 [152 pp.]. Amazon*R - Best-E-Deal - Borders - ChaptersGlobe
War’s Embers and Other Verses: by Ivor Gurney.
London: Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd., 1919.
|King, Angela, and Susan Clifford, eds. Field
An Anthology of Poetry about Fields. Foreword by Adam Nicolson.
Published in association with Common Ground. Green Books, 1998.
four Gurney poems, Brown Earth Look, Friendly are meadows, In
Up There. “A lovely anthology.” In his introduction,
Nicholson singles Gurney out: “The searing Gloucester-surrealist language of a Gurney poem, surely the hero of this anthology, is the equivalent of those places in a field where a hatch of common blues is fluttering over the vetches, or a bunch of rushes at night takes on the outlines of a deer, head bowed to graze.” 144 pp.] GreenBooks*R
|Taplin, Kim. Tongues in Trees: Studies
and Ecology. Green Books, n.d. [Contains three Gurney poems, What
was dear, O Tree of pride, and Larches. A critical
of the responses of a number of writers to the subject of trees and
each chapter is linked to a series of poems or extracts by the relevant
writer. 224 pp.] GreenBooks*R
|David Goodland reads the Poetry of Ivor
Bright Tracks Production, BT2. Cassette only. [Seventy
presented in six parts: Severn Meadows, London Dawns, A Bloody
Strange Hells, Roped for the Fair, and Bright Tracks. Also
David Beames as narrator with excepts from the Alan Gravill recording
Gurney's piano music.] Available in the U.S. from Pamela
Severn and Somme: Songs and Poems by Ivor Gurney. Performed by David Johnston, tenor, Daphne Ibbott, piano, Christopher Keyte, baritone, Geoffrey Pratley, piano, and Leonard Clark, reader. Program notes by Leonard Clark. London: Pearl SHE 543, 1977. Sound recording. [Contents: You are my Sky, Black Stitchel, Epitaph in Old Mode, Hawk and Buckle, Sleep, Severn Meadows, The Scribe, Latmian Shepherd, To Violets, Desire in Spring, Snow, In Flanders, Lights Out (cycle including The Penny Whistle, Scents, Bright Clouds, Lights Out, Will you come?, and The Trumpet), and several Gurney poems are read. D.10, H.15]
Songs on Lonely Roads: The Story of Ivor
Performed by David Goodland as Ivor Gurney, Johnny Coppin, and John
narrator. Gloucestershire: Red Sky Records RSKC 110, 1990. [Contents: a
musical drama of Gurney’s life, including an adaptation of Walking
(Cranham Woods) and a unique rendition of Captain Stratton’s
Fancy, and songs by Coppin set to Gurney’s poems: The
I Had, After-glow, Fisherman of Newnham, Maismore, Under Robinswood,
Service, Contrasts, Ballad of Three Spectres, Songs on Lonely Roads,
Poet, The High Hills. D.48, N.14]
Ivor Gurney: Collected Letters. Edited by R. K. R. [Robert Kelsey Rought] Thornton. Northumberland: Mid Northumberland Arts Group; Manchester: Carcanet, 1991. [579 pp.] Amazon*OP - ChaptersGlobe*OP?
Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family. [Edited by] Anthony Boden with a foreword by Michael Hurd. NEW EDITION! Completely new and expanded second edition. Gloucester, UK: Sutton Publishing , 1986. [224 pp., ISBN: 0750934670, paperback, More Information & Reactions; Review] www.amazon.co.uk, www.abebooks.co.uk, www.suttonpublishing.co.uk
Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family. [Edited by] Anthony Boden with a foreword by Michael Hurd. 1st Ed. Gloucester, UK: Alan Sutton, 1986. [126 pp.] Amazon*OP - but still available 8/05
Gurney, Ivor. “Charles Villiers Stanford: By Some of His Pupils.” Music and Letters 5 (1924): 193-207.
Gurney, Ivor. “The Springs of Music.” Musical
8 (July 1922): 319-322. Full Text.