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 https://open.spotify.com/track/2tt44pYck5ioZTQLlY5l4k?si=-Id9iAqLQVuCCVyCSl4xrQ
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)
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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