The Swimmer

Song TitleThe Swimmer (Search)
Composer(s):Sir Edward Elgar
Author(s):Adam Lindsay Gordon
Keyword(s) & Features: Adventures; Blue; Boats; Bright; Cliffs; Coasts; Comparisons; Crags; Crimson; Descriptions; Flaming; Flinging; Foam; Galloping; Ghastly; God; Gold; Green; Grey; Grim; Gulfs; Holding Hands; Horses; Hulls; Landscapes; Light; Lighting; Love; Loving; Masts; Pictures; Reefs; Riding; Roaming; Rocks; Sailing; Seas; Shores; Sights; Silver; Sky; Sleepy; Sleet; Sparkling; Sprites; Sun; Surges; Surging; Swimmers; Swimming; Swirling; Tempests; Thunder; Together; Traveling; Violent; Vivid; Wandering; Weather; White; Wind
First LineWith short, sharp, violent lights made vivid (Search)
Average Duration6:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1899 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=6769
Larger WorkSea Pictures (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://ks4.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/8/8a/IMSLP167223-SIBLEY1802.17481.47aa-39087012083244score.pdf
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/0GR595nz0x6nj5Mtz5Y9cg
Difficulty LevelGraduate (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 37 no. 5 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerContralto
Range: B3 - A5 (Search)
Original KeyD Major (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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