Epiloque

Song TitleEpiloque (Search)
Composer(s):Dominick Argento
Author(s):Dominick Argento
Keyword(s) & Features: Adventures; Alone; Arctic; Asking; Babbling; Black; Blooming; Bodies; Bright; Burials; Burying; Clear; Compasses; Concluding; Dead; Death; Delirious; Diaries; Doom; Dying; End; Examples; Expeditions; Exploring; Fading; Foolish; Frozen; Glory; Home; Houses; Howling; Ice; Journeys; Legends; Letters; Lovers; Measuring; Mourning; Needles; North; Pages; Part of a Song Cycle; Perishing; Persevering; Prideful; Prose; Questioning; Reading; Returning; Ribbons; Snow; Souls; Stars; Sweden; Swedish; Trembling; Unaware; Wind; Winter; Writing
First LineWe built our winter house of ice and snow (Search)
Average Duration5:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1982 (Search)
Larger WorkThe Andrée Expedition (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://www.boosey.com/shop/prod/Argento-Dominick-The-Andree-Expedition-baritone-piano/2004779
Audio Source http://nml.naxos.cn/streamw.asp?ver=2.0&s=68877%2FBLCUNICON13%2F3517773
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Catalog DesignationThe Andrée Expedition, Part Two: On the Ice, no. 12 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerBaritone
Range: B2 - Gb4 (Search)
Original KeyE major (Search)
Dedicated ToJeanne Shepard (Search)
Premiered ByHåkan Hagegård, baritone; Thomas Schuback, piano (Search)
Commissioned ByThe Schubert Club of St. Paul in honor of its 100th Anniversary (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionshttps://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-andree-balloon-crash-a-photographic-journey-through-to-most-surreal-of-arctic-disasters (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceBoosey and Hawkes (Search)
Sources CitedA performer's guide to the text and music of Dominick Argento's The Andrée Expedition, a dissertation by Michael Andrew Paxson. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/!etd.send_file?accession=osu1261075936&disposition=inline (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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