Oh Close the Curtain

Song TitleOh Close the Curtain (Search)
Composer(s):William Bolcom
Author(s):Arnold Weinstein
Keyword(s) & Features: Affairs; Alcohol; Bathrooms; Blowing; Blue; Blues; Breaking; Brothers; Cabarets; Closing; Crushing; Curtains; Dawn; Drinking; Drugs; Fighting; Flight; Gardeners; Gone; Hearts; Hosts; Hurting; Husbands; Jazz; Lamenting; Lawns; Lies; Marriage; Mind; Night; Parties; Prince Charming; Profanity; Questions; Refusing; Shoes; Sighs; Sky; Slipping; Smiling; Songs; Sprechstimme; Standing; Staring; Swinging; Terrible; Two; Uncertain; Wanting; Wild; Windows; Wives; Wonderful; Wondering; Yawning
First LineOh close the curtain I can't stand the skies (Search)
Average Duration4:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1977 - 1985 (Search)
Larger WorkCabaret Songs Volume 2 (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/3MYmgcitI8PfV5EtC4f0w4?si=HbM__BB8RTGcgD52DBjeYQ
Difficulty LevelGraduate (Search)
Catalog DesignationCabaret Songs Volume 2, no. 5 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium voice
Range: A3 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyD Major (Search)
Premiered ByJoan Morris, mezzo-soprano & William Bolcom, piano; April 1983 (Search)
Recommended Printed Sourcehttps://www.jwpepper.com/Cabaret-Songs-Complete-/10073706.item#/submit (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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