Rain Song: Homage to Paul Verlaine

Song TitleRain Song: Homage to Paul Verlaine (Search)
Composer(s):Judith Cloud
Composer Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Author(s):Janet Joyner
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale; LGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Breasts; Brows; Ceding; Destiny; Drenching; Drowning; Ears; Eyes; Flow; Flowing; French; Grass; Hands; Holding on; Holding out; Homages; Inevitable; Long; Lovers; Lyricism; Musical Quotation: Il pleure dans mon cœur (Debussy); Personification: Rain; Rain; Rides; Rivers; Romantic; Sensual; Singing; Sinking; Skill; Songs; Splendid; Sun; Swimmers; Tides; Touching; Verlaine, Paul; Water; Will
First Line“Splendide, Splendide, Splendide,” Sings the rain in French (Search)
Average Duration2:30 (Search)
Year of composition 2016 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssYcA4G73Sg&feature=share
Larger WorkBotany for the Gods (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://soundcloud.com/user-529358909/botany-for-the-gods-track-1?in=user-529358909/sets/judith-cloud-botany-for-the-gods#t=3:05
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Range: D4 - F#5 (Search)
Dedicated ToChristine Graham (Search)
Premiered ByChristine Graham (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceClassical Vocal Reprints (Search)
ContributorGTM , Judith Cloud (Search)
Contributor Affiliation Northern Arizona University (Search)
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