Song TitleLoss (Search)
Composer(s):Scott Gendel
Composer Underrepresented GroupJewish (Search)
Author(s):Wendy Cope
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Absence; Corkscrews; Drinking; Hell; Humorous; Lost Love; Moving On; Sarcasm; Wine
First LineThe day she moved out was terrible (Search)
Average Duration1:00 (Search)
Year of composition 2014 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://readalittlepoetry.wordpress.com/2009/12/12/loss-by-wendy-cope/
Larger WorkI'm Afraid It's You (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://www.classicalvocalrep.com/products/Im-Afraid-Its-You-Poetry-by-Wendy-Cope-2nd-Place-winner-of-the-2016-NATS-Art-Song-Composition-368923.html
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: D3 - A4 (Search)
Original KeyD Minor (Search)
Premiered ByBrian Thorsett (tenor) and Tracy Cowden (piano) (Search)
Commissioned ByVirginia Tech (Search)
Recommended Printed Source"I'm Afraid It's You," Classical Vocal Reprints (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Romantic vocal style mixed with occasional jazz-inspired "blue notes." (Search)
Contributor Scott Gendel (Search)
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