The puritan's ballad

Song TitleThe puritan's ballad (Search)
Composer(s):John Woods Duke
Author(s):Elinor Wylie
Keyword(s) & Features: Alarms; Arms; Azure; Balance; Barnegat; Beauty; Bending; Blowing; Blue; Boats; Bothering; Bowing; Bright; Brown; Brows; Busy; Captains; Cats; Claws; Clinking; Coiled; Copper; Covering; Cream; Crowns; cruel; Cutting; Deep; Devil; Dogs; Dragons; Dread; Dreams; Eyes; Faces; Falling; Fear; Feathers; Feet; Fingers; Fishes; Fists; Flames; Folding; Foreign; Friends; Gales; God; Granting; Hair; Handkerchiefs; Hands; Heads; Hearts; Heels; Hickories; Ink; Kittens; Knives; Knuckles; Laying; Leaping; Lies; Limbs; Lions; Living; Logs; Love; Lovers; Manes; Men; Moments; Names; Palms; Pans; Paws; Pensive; Pigeons; Piles; Pines; Pins; Polished; Prayers; Quick; Reading; Resting; Rings; Sails; Scrolls; Seas; Seven; Seventy; Shaking; Shining; Ships; Silver; Sinking; Sleeping; Smooth; Snakes; Soft; Soon; Speaking; Springing; Strength; Sun; Teeth; Terrible; Terriers; Thanks; Thick; Thunder; Tigers; Time; Tortoiseshell; Touching; Trees; Twenty; Veins; Velvet; Walking; Wearing; Weddings; Weeks; Welding; Wild; Will; Winter; Wives; Wonderful; Wood shavings; Wrinkles; Wrists; Years; Yellow; Carefree; Comfort; Contentment; Couples; Courtship; Descriptions; Eternal love; Faithfulness; Falling in love; Fidelity; First love; Happiness; Husbands; Love; Marriage; Memories; Missing; Nervousness; Past; Recounting; Remembering; Reminiscing; Reunions; Sailing; Sailors; Separation; Stories; Traveling; Unions; Vows; Water; Worry; Youth
Year of composition 1946 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Range: C4 - A5 (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceThe John Duke Collection: Songs for voice and piano (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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