Like to the Damask Rose

Song TitleLike to the Damask Rose (Search)
Composer(s):Sir Edward Elgar
Author(s):Simon Wastell
Keyword(s) & Features: Ascending; Birds; Blasting; Blossoms; Breath; Brevity of life; Consuming; Cutting; Dainty; Damask; Damask roses; Day; Death; Dew; Done; Dying; Ending; Ephemeral; Fading; Fleeting; Flowers; Flying; Gourds; Grass; Hasting; Hours; Humankind; Impermanence; Jonah; Life; Living; Mankind; May; Metaphor: Life as Fleeting Things; Metaphor: Life as Flower; Morning; Mortality; New; Pearled; Roses; Setting; Shade; Shadows; Short; Singing; Spans; Springing; Sun; Swans; Tales; Trees; Withering
First LineLike to the damask rose you see, (Search)
Average Duration3:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1892 (Search) Circa
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Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Range: Bb3 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyBb minor (Search)
Premiered ByCharles Phillips (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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