How sweet the answer

Song TitleHow sweet the answer (Search)
Composer(s):Benjamin Britten (arr.)
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Thomas Moore
Keyword(s) & Features: Answering; Birds; Breathing; Dear; Echoes; Echoing; Folk Song; Guitars; Hearing; Horns; Ireland; Irish; Lakes; Lawns; Light; Longing; Love; Lutes; Moonlight; Music; Nature; Night; Personification: Love; Repeating; Sighing; Sighs; Songs; Stars; Sweet; Waking; Wrens; Youth
First LineHow sweet the answer Echo makes (Search)
Average Duration2:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1957 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkFolk Songs Volume 4: Moore's Irish Melodies (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Catalog DesignationFolk Songs vol. 4 no. 3 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: F#4 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyB Major (Search)
Dedicated ToAnthony Gishford (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Also available in medium voice; One octave or less (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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