The World Feels Dusty

Song TitleThe World Feels Dusty (Search)
Composer(s):Aaron Copland
Author(s):Emily Dickinson
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Acceptance of Death; Balms; Cooling; Death; Dew; Dusty; Feeling; First awareness of death; Friendship; Holy; Honor; Importance; Ministry; New; Old; Religious; Rest in death; Stopping; Tasting; Thirsty; Tired; Warmth; World
First LineThe world feels dusty when we stop to die (Search)
Average Duration1:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1950 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/assemble_texts.html?SongCycleId=109&BareDisplay=1
Larger WorkTwelve Poems of Emily Dickinson (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/7028835
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/3dXKJr3WVuZJPFBeEisgo2?si=pslw9q4UQlC68GARRKNwBQ
Difficulty LevelMasters (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMezzo Soprano
Range: A#3 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyB Minor (Search)
Dedicated ToAlexei Haieff (Search)
Premiered ByAlice Howland and Aaron Copland (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceBoosey & Hawkes (Search)
Orchestra and voice?No (Search)
ContributorJC (Search)
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