Life Laughs Onward

Song TitleLife Laughs Onward (Search)
Composer(s):Gerald Finzi
Author(s):Thomas Hardy
Keyword(s) & Features: Abodes; Breasts; Children; Daisies; Dwellings; Dying; Graves; Laughing; Life; Living; Looking; Missing; Mood; Moving on; Old; Rambling; Regretting; Sun; Terraces; Thriving; Tongues; Young; Acceptance; Content; Continuing; Cycles; Growing Old; Life; Lost love; Memories; Passage of time; Remembering
First LineRambling I looked for an old abode (Search)
Average Duration2:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1955 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkTill Earth Outwears (Search)
Musical FormThrough (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source
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Difficulty LevelUndergraduate (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 19 no. 7 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: C4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyG Major (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsFinzi originally wrote this piece a major 2nd down, but it was published in G Major. (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Also available in low voice (Search)
Sources Cited (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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