Being beauteous

Song TitleBeing beauteous (Search)
Composer(s):Benjamin Britten
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Arthur Rimbaud
Author Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Adored; Arms; Ashen; Backdrops; Beauteous; Beauty; Beings; Black; Bodies; Bones; Breaking Out; Cannons; Casting; Circles; Creatures; Crystal; Dancing; Death; Deepening; Erect; Faces; Flesh; Goddesses; Hair; Height; Hollow; Hurling; Loading; Love; Mad; Manes; Melees; Mothers; Music; Muttering; Paths; Queens; Raucous; Recoiling; Rising; Savor; Scarlet; Separating; Shudders; Snow; Specters; Standing; Superb; Swelling; Tall; Trees; Trembling; Visions; Whistles; Wind; World; Wounds
First LineDevant une neige un Être de Beauté de haute taille (Search)
Year of composition 1939 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkLes illuminations (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsSymbolism (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
Link to IPA Source
Catalog DesignationOp. 18 no. 7 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano or Tenor
Range: Ab3 - G#5 (Search)
Original KeyC Major (Search)
Premiered BySophie Wyss (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceVoice and strings (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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