The fish

Song TitleThe fish (Search)
Composer(s):William Bolcom
Author(s):Elizabeth Bishop
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Age; Animals; Barnacles; Black; Blood; Boats; Bones; Breathing; Brown; Catching; Crisp; Engines; Escaping; Eyes; Feathers; Fighting; Fishes; Fishing; Flesh; Fresh; Frightening; Green; Grunts; Hanging; Hooks; Jaws; Letting Go; Lips; Lost; Mouths; Oil; Orange; Pink; Rainbows; Red; Roses; Rust; Skin; Stories; Story; Terrible; Understanding; Victory; Wallpaper; Water; Weeds; Weight; Wet; White; Wisdom; Yellow
First LineI caught a tremendous fish (Search)
Average Duration3:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1991 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkI Will Breathe a Mountain (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Catalog DesignationI Will Breathe a Mountain, no. 11 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium voice
Range: A3 - F#5 (Search)
Premiered ByMarilyn Horne (Search)
Commissioned ByCarnegie Hall Corporation (Search)
Recommended Printed Source (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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