Songs of sorrow : three settings of poems by Edna St Vincent Millay
by Anne Cawrse (2012)
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Performance by Robert MacFarlane, Stephen Whittington from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 114.
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Songs of Sorrow is a cycle of three songs, using poetry by the American poet Edna St Vincent Millay. The texts and the resultant music speak of strength in the face of disaster, of death, war, loss, conviction and of hope.
The three poems set are 'Conscientious Objector', 'Dirge Without Music' and 'Lament'.
Instrumentation: Tenor, piano.
Duration: 14 min.
Contents note: Conscientious objector -- Dirge -- Lament.
- In the form/style of: Song Cycles
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