Last Rose of Summer, The (string trio)
Title: The Last Rose of Summer
Composer: traditional, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2/Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: The poem The Last Rose of Summer was written by Irish poet Thomas Moore in 1805. It is better known as a song, sung to the beautiful traditional tune Aislean an Oigfear, or The Young Man’s Dream. Over the years, song and poem have become intrinsically joined such that the tune is generally referred to by the poem’s title.