What is more gentle than a wind in summer?

Song TitleWhat is more gentle than a wind in summer? (Search)
Composer(s):Benjamin Britten
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):John Keats
Keyword(s) & Features: Beauties; Blessing; Blowing; Bowers; Bright; Buds; Buzzing; Cheerful; Cheery; Contentment; Cordelia; Countenance; Dales; Enlivening; Entanglers; Eyes; Far; Flowers; Gentle; Glancing; Green; Happy; Healthful; High; Hoverers; Hummers; Hummingbirds; Islands; Knowing; Leafiness; Light; Listeners; Low; Lullaby; Men; Morning; Murmurers; Muskroses; Nests; New; Nightingales; Open; Peace; Pillows; Poppies; Pretty; Romance; Secret; Serene; Silent; Sleep; Sleeping; Soft; Soothing; Summer; Sunrise; Tender; Tranquil; Tresses; Visions; Weeping willows; Wind; Wreathers
First LineWhat is more gentle than a wind in summer? (Search)
Average Duration3:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1958 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/assemble_texts.html?SongCycleId=73
Larger WorkNocturne, op. 60 (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/1smff1Bjf7m3A6KLUn9brv
Catalog DesignationOp. 60 no. 7 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerTenor
Range: C3 - Ab4 (Search)
Original KeyG minor (Search)
Dedicated ToAlma Mahler (Search)
Premiered ByPeter Pears (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsFirst performance October 16, 1958, Leeds Centenary Festival, BBC Symphony Orchstra conducted by Rudolf Schwartz (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceString orchestra with flute and clarinet obbligato (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Song cycle (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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