Hymn

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Song TitleHymn (Search)
Composer(s):Dominick Argento
Author(s):Ben Jonson
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Diana; Admiring; Blessing; Bows; Breathing; Bright; Chairs; Chaste; Crystal; Cynthia; Day; Diana; Earth; Envious; Evening; Fair; Flying; Goddesses; Heaven; Hesperus; Hunters; Hunting; Hymn; Light; Moon; Night; Pearls; Prayers; Queens; Quivers; Shade; Shining; Silver; Sleep; Sun; Worshipping
First LineQueen and huntress, chase and fair (Search)
Average Duration3:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1957 - 1958 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=8960
Larger WorkSix Elizabethan Songs (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsElizabethan poetry and drama (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://www.boosey.com/cr/sheet-music/Dominick-Argento-Collected-Song-Cycles-high-voice-piano/38756
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/3v2XWzCV949JvOvBbRqU2k
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Catalog DesignationSix Elizabethan Songs, no. 6 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: D#4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyD major (Search)
Dedicated ToNicholas Di Virgilio (Search)
Premiered ByNicholas Di Virgilio, tenor; David Burge, piano (Search)
NotesAlso available in low key (Bb Major) (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceBoosey and Hawkes (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceHigh voice, flute, oboe, violin, cello, harpsichord (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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