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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.

Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 114.

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Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 114.

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Songs of sorrow : three settings of poems by Edna St Vincent Millay / Anne Cawrse.

Library shelf no. 783.87547/CAW 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

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'.

Work Details

Year: 2012

Instrumentation: Tenor, piano.

Duration: 14 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: Conscientious objector -- Dirge -- Lament.

Written for: Stephen Whittington, Robert MacFarlane

First performance: by Robert MacFarlane, Stephen Whittington — 14 May 12. Pilgrim Uniting Church, Flinders Street, Adelaide.

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14 May 12: Pilgrim Uniting Church, Flinders Street, Adelaide.. Featuring Robert MacFarlane, Stephen Whittington.

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