At the mid hour of night

Song TitleAt the mid hour of night (Search)
Composer(s):Benjamin Britten (arr.)
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Thomas Moore
Keyword(s) & Features: Air; Answering; Bittersweet; Breathing; Dear; Delight; Dreaming; Ears; Eyes; Flying; Folk song; Hearing; Ireland; Irish; Kingdoms; Life; Lonely; Lost Love; Love; Memories; Midnight; Mingling; Molly; Night; Notes; Rapture; Remembering; Singing; Sky; Songs; Soul; Spirits; Stars; Stealing; Together; Vales; Voices; Warm; Weeping
First LineAt the mid hour of night when the stars are weeping (Search)
Average Duration2:30 (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 LevelUndergraduate (Search)
Catalog DesignationFolk Songs vol. 4 no. 5 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: Eb4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyEb Major (Search)
Dedicated ToAnthony Gishford (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Also available in medium voice (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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