The Torch

Song TitleThe Torch (Search)
Composer(s):Sir Edward Elgar
Author(s):Pietro, after a folkson d'Alba
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Beloved; Begging; Blazes; Breasts; Calling; Coming; Crying; Dangers; Dark; Fainting; Flames; Flying; Gray; Haste; Hearts; Inviting; Joyous; Light; Lonely; Longing; Love; Loving; Needing; Pleading; Seducing; Sighing; Soul; Streams; Torches; Wanting; Welcoming; Woods; Worshipping
First LineCome, o my love (Search)
Average Duration2:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1912 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkTwo Songs, op. 60 (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source
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Difficulty LevelUndergraduate (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 60 no. 1 (Search)
Range: D4 - E5 (Search)
Original KeyG Major (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Available in high, middle, and low voice (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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