In dreams

Song TitleIn dreams (Search)
Composer(s):Ralph Vaughan Williams
Author(s):Robert Louis Stevenson
Keyword(s) & Features: Forgetting; Morning; Smiles; Tears; Time; Tokens; Unhappiness; Weeping; Aging; Dreams; Ending; Forgetting; Loss; Memory; Moments; Sorrow; Traveling
First LineIn dreams unhappy, I behold you stand as heretofore (Search)
Year of composition 1904 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=15279
Larger WorkSongs of Travel (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsNeo-Romanticism; Modernism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://ks.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/3/3d/IMSLP96383-PMLP183796-Vaughan_Williams_-_Songs_of_Travel.pdf
Audio Source https://univportal.naxosmusiclibrary.com/stream.asp?s=106841%2Funivportalnmlpd10%2Feb2486%5F005
Catalog DesignationSongs of Travel, no. 5 (Search)
Range: E4 - Ab5 (Search)
Original KeyC minor (Search)
Premiered ByWalter Creighton, baritone and Hamilton Harty, piano (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsNumbers 1-8 were premiered in December 1904. The ninth song was rediscovered in Vaughan Williams' papers after his death. The complete cycle was not performed until 1960. (Search)
Recommended Printed Sourcehttps://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/songs-of-travel-sheet-music/19978134 (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Song cycle (Search)
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