James Sambrook, Introduction to Thomson’s “The Seasons”


Introduction to Thomson, ‘The Seasons’


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Introduction to James Thomson, The Seasons

by James Sambrook

Oxford University Press, 1972

I became acquainted with The Seasons because it was used as the libretto for Haydn’s oratorio The Seasons. James Sambrook’s introduction is concise, lucid, and well worth reading.


— posted by Roger W. Smith

April 2023



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