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Author Argento, Dominick.

Title Collected song cycles / Dominick Argento.

Imprint [London] : Boosey & Hawkes ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed by H. Leonard, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    784.3 Argento,D ARG    Available
Edition High voice.
Description 1 score (vii, 157 p.) + 1 part (8 p.) : port. ; 31 cm.
Note For voice and piano; 3rd song cycle for voice and guitar; 4th for voice, bass clarinet and piano.
Compilation of five song cycles originally published separately.
"The articles in this collection are excerpted ... from: Catalogue raisonné as memoir : a composer's life, by Dominick Argento."
Includes biographical note on the composer (p. ii-iii), composer's pref. (p. vi-vii), and composer's comments preceding each song cycle.
Authors of texts include E.E. Cummings (1st cycle), Thomas Nash, Samuel Daniel, Shakespeare, Henry Constable, and Ben Jonson (2nd cycle), Wordsworth (4th cycle), and Judith Martin (5th cycle).
Contents Songs about spring. Who knows if the moon's a balloon ; Spring is like a perhaps hand ; In just-spring ; In spring comes ; When faces called flowers float out of the ground -- Six Elizabethan songs. Spring ; Sleep ; Winter ; Dirge ; Diaphenia ; Hymn -- Letters from composers. Frédéric Chopin ; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; Franz Schubert ; Johann Sebastian Bach ; Claude Debussy ; Giacomo Puccini ; Robert Schumann -- To be sung upon the water. Prologue: Shadow and substance ; The lake at evening ; Music on the water ; Fair is the swan ; In remembrance of Schubert ; Hymn near the rapids ; The lake at night ; Epilogue: De profundis -- Miss Manners on music. Prologue ; Manners at a concert ; Manners at the ballet ; Manners for contemporary music ; Manners at a church recital ; Manners at the opera ; Envoi.
Subject Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 -- Musical settings.
Nash, Thomas, 1567-1601 -- Musical settings.
Daniel, Samuel, 1562-1619 -- Musical settings.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Musical settings.
Constable, Henry, 1562-1613 -- Musical settings.
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637 -- Musical settings.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 -- Musical settings.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Musical settings.
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 -- Musical settings.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Musical settings.
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 -- Musical settings.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1712-1781 -- Musical settings.
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 -- Musical settings.
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- Musical settings.
Martin, Judith, 1938- -- Musical settings.
Songs (High voice) with piano -- Scores.
Songs (High voice) with guitar -- Scores.
Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble -- Scores and parts.
Song cycles -- Scores.
Added Author Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962.
Nash, Thomas, 1567-1601.
Daniel, Samuel, 1562-1619.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Constable, Henry, 1562-1613.
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1712-1781.
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850.
Martin, Judith, 1938-
Argento, Dominick. Songs about spring.
Argento, Dominick. Elizabethan songs.
Argento, Dominick. Letters from composers.
Argento, Dominick. To be sung upon the water.
Argento, Dominick. Miss Manners on music.
Argento, Dominick. Catalogue raisonné as memoir.
Added Title Songs. Selections
Standard No. 884088075248
Music No. HL48019175 H. Leonard

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