Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

Song TitleThirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird (Search)
Composer(s):Frank Felice
Author(s):Wallace Stevens
Keyword(s) & Features: Accents; Afternoon; Apostrophe; Autumn; Barbaric; Beauty; Birds; Blackbirds; Branches; Causes; Cedars; Circles; Coaches; Comparisons; Connecticut; Connection to Nature; Crossing; Crying; Equipage; Euphony; Evening; Eyes; Fear; Feet; Feminine Imagery; Flying; Foreboding; Glass; Golden; Green; Haddam, Connecticut; Icicles; Imagery; Imagining; Inescapable; Innuendos; Inscrutable; Light; Limbs; Lucid; Men; Metaphor: Speaker as Tree; Mind; Moods; Mountains; Moving; Nature; Noble; Omens; Ominous; Oneness; Pantomimes; Piercing; Relationships; Rhythms; Riding; Rivers; Seeing; Shadows; Sharp; Snow; Snowing; Snowy; Stillness; Thin; Tracing; Trees; Walking; Whirling; Whistling; Wind; Windows; Winter; Women
First LineAmong twenty snowy mountains, the only moving thing was the eye of the blackbird (Search)
Average Duration18:00 (Search)
Year of composition 2018 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsModernism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source
Difficulty LevelProfessional (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerLow voice
Range: F3 - G5 (Search)
Dedicated ToMitzi Westra (Search)
Premiered ByMitzi Westra (Search)
Commissioned ByMitzi Westra (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceMad Italian Bros. Ink. publishing (Search)
Contributor Frank Felice (Search)
Contributor Affiliation Butler University (Search)
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