The Poet's Life

Song TitleThe Poet's Life (Search)
Composer(s):Sir Edward Elgar
Author(s):Sophie Jewett (as Ellen Burroughs)
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Art; Birds; Bitterness; Blotting; Crowds; Ecstatic; Exultant; Fame; Fate; Fortune; God; Golden; Grief; Hearing; Heartbreak; Hearts; Heavy; Heeding; Hope; Irony; Joy; Laughing; Life; Light; Lighthearted; Lilting; Loud; Lovers; Measures; Melody; Notes; Pages; Passionate; Poetry; Poets; Quivering; Remote; Ringing; Seas; Singing; Smiting; Sobbing; Songs; Sorrow; Sun; Sunshine; Swift; Thrilling; Words; World; Writing
First LineA poet sang, so light of heart was he, (Search)
Average Duration3:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1892 (Search) Circa
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Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source's_life_(voice_and_piano).pdf
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Range: D4 - A5 (Search)
Original KeyF Major (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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