The New Colossus

Song TitleThe New Colossus (Search)
Composer(s):Lauren Bernofsky
Composer Underrepresented GroupFemale; Jewish (Search)
Author(s):Emma Lazarus
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Beacons; Breathing; Cities; Colossus; Doors; Exiles; Eyes; Fame; Flames; Free; Freedom; Gates; Giants; Glowing; Golden; Greek; Harbors; Homeless; Immigrants; Immigration; Lamps; Lightning; Limbs; Masses; Metaphor: Torch as Imprisoned Lightning; Mothers; Opportunities; Patriotism; Poor; Shores; Statue of Liberty; Sunset; Tempests; Tired; Torches; Welcome; Women
First LineNot like the brazen giant of Greek fame, (Search)
Average Duration4:00 (Search)
Year of composition 2018 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=54619
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsVictorian (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ2SIG7HRYg
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: D4 - Bb5 (Search)
Original KeyC Major (Search)
Commissioned ByAnne Slovin (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceContact composer at LBernofsky@laurenbernofsky.com (Search)
Sources CitedAdditional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AQxNc5ems8 (Search)
Contributor Lauren Bernofsky (Search)
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