When the Misty Shadows Glide

Song TitleWhen the Misty Shadows Glide (Search)
Composer(s):John Alden Carpenter
Author(s):John Alden Carpenter
Author Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Abiding; Beloved; Breasts; Breath; Breezes; Closing; Comfort; Composer is poet; Connection to Nature; Contentment; Couples; Creeping; Dark; Darkness; Days; Despair; Ending; Enjoyment; Escaping; Eyes; Fleeting; Foreboding; Gentle; Gliding; Grass; Hands; Hearts; Intimacy; Languorous; Love; Lullaby; Merging; Misty; Murmuring; Nature; Night; Nightingales; Omens; Peace; Pines; Privacy; Quiet; Relaxation; Relief; Resting; Shadows; Silence; Singing; Soft; Solemn; Solitude; Soul; Stillness; Sweet; Together; Tranquil; Tranquility; Trees; Twilight; Voices; Whispers
First LineWhen the misty shadows glide (Search)
Average Duration4:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1912 (Search) Published
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=85783
Larger WorkSongs (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://ks4.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/a/a5/IMSLP244308-SIBLEY1802.16751.d205-39087012000214misty.pdf
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/0FWIAVmZziqPcSYHGH8ce5
Catalog DesignationSongs, no. 3 (Search)
Range: C4 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyAb Major (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsCarpenter translated the Verlaine poem to be sung in English, but the only available recordings are in French. (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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