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Songs of the universal

Sheet Music: Score

Songs of the universal / Mark Isaacs.

by Mark Isaacs (1995)

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  • Instrumentation: Clarinet in A, viola, cello, piano.
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    Performance by Perihelion from the CD Anthology of Australian music


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Inspired by Walt Whitman's poem Song of the Universal (1874).

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (42p. -- A3 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 15 min.

Contents note:

1. "Come said the Muse, Sing me a song no poet yet has chanted, Sing me the universal." -- 2. "Soothing each lull a strain is heard, just heard, From some far shore the final chorus sounding." -- 3. "Over the mountain-growths disease and sorrow, An uncaught bird is hovering, hovering, High in the purer, happier air." -- 4. "From imperfection's murkiest cloud, Darts always forth one ray of perfect light, One flash of heaven's glory." -- 5. "And all the world a dream.".

Commissioned by Perihelion with funds provided by Australia Council. Performing Arts Board.

Includes text from Walt Whitman's poem Song of the Universal (1874).

This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.

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Songs of the universal
Parts: Songs of the universal / Mark Isaacs.

Anthology of Australian music
CD: Anthology of Australian music / Perihelion.


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