As I lay in the early sun

Song TitleAs I lay in the early sun (Search)
Composer(s):Gerald Finzi
Author(s):Edward Shanks
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Admiring; Birds; Burning; Couples; Days; Dear; Dreaming; Dreams; Early; Enjoying; Feelings; Fire; Forever; Gentle; Grass; Happiness; Hearts; Heavy; Laughter; Laying; Meeting; Memories; Merry; Mood; Nature; Remembering; Sad; Singing; Sorrow; Stretching; Sun; Thinking; Thoughts; Together; True love
First LineAs I lay in the early sun (Search)
Average Duration1:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1921 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=14906
Larger WorkOh Fair to See (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://www.boosey.com/shop/prod/Finzi-Gerald-Collected-Songs-high-voice-piano/2013941
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/2R0YUJtIFe1i9toz9TzVqm?si=IyyHacomQPmvQnD27BIjJw
Difficulty LevelGraduate (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 13 no. 3 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: C#4 - G#5 (Search)
Original KeyC# minor (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Also available in low voice (Search)
Sources Citedhttp://www.finzisong.com/oh_fair_to_see.html (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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