Sion, the Son of Evan

Song TitleSion, the Son of Evan (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):Anne Grant
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Adversaries; Afraid; Animals; Antlers; Ardent; Arms; Blood; Blows; Bold; Boldness; Bony; Brakes; Bravery; Charms; Chases; Chiefs; Cliffs; Conquering; Conquests; Conwy; Cowering; Daring; Decreeing; Deep; Deer; Dens; Din; Distant; Duet; Dusky; Dying; Echoes; Evan; Faces; Fair; Far; Fear; Fearful; Fearless; Foes; Forests; Furious; Gallant; Gaunt; Glorious; Glowing; Grim; Hardy; Harm; Hearing; High; Hounds; Hunters; Hunting; Maids; Mortal; Mountains; Noble; Prizes; Pursuing; Quaking; Resounding; Resting; Running; Safe; Savage; Savages; Saving; Shouts; Sion; Sons; Speed; Straining; Swelling; Thorny; Tides; Timorous; Triumph; Victory; Visages; Waking; Wars; Water; Wild; Winifred; Winning; Wolves; Woodlands; Woods; Youth
First LineHear the shouts of Evan's son! (Search)
Average Duration4:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1817 (Search)
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Larger Work26 Welsh Songs (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Catalog DesignationWoO 155 no. 1 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano and Mezzo-soprano or Contralto
Range: H: D4; L: C4 - H: G5; L: Eb5
Original KeyBb Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsCommissioned by publisher George Thomson; Poet grew up with the Schuyler family in New York (Search)
Other instrumentation and voice2 voices, piano, violin, violoncello (Search)
More Than One Voice?Duet (Search)
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