from ‘CLD – The Real Lewis Carroll’
This setting comes from the musical ‘CLD – The Real Lewis Carroll’ – CLD being Charles Lutwidge Dodgson – who published under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. The show received 4 star reviews for its Oxford production, and uses the Alice books and characters to tell the tragic story and consequences of Dodgson’s love for Lorina Liddell, wife of the Dean of Christ Church College, who was Alice’s mother in real life.
Dodgson was in the habit of placing a white stone in a glass jar to mark important occasions in his life. He sings this song as a solo after he has fallen in love with Lorina and in the show it returns as this SATB setting.
Piano rehearsal track