Bar the Door

Song TitleBar the Door (Search)
Composer(s):Lori Laitman
Composer Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Author(s):Anne Spencer Lindbergh
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Armor; Arms; Bitterness; Chairs; Closing; Commitments; Consequences; Cost; Cracks; Doors; Dust; Eyes; Hearts; Light; Lost; Metaphor: House as Person; Pain; Refusal of Love; Reluctance; Seeping; Windows
First LineShutter all the windows, bar the door, pain is what a house is for (Search)
Average Duration1:15 (Search)
Year of composition 2000 - 2001 (Search)
Larger WorkRound and Round (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f_YN7Vd0AU
Catalog DesignationNo. 4 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano or Mezzo-soprano
Range: C4 - G#5 (Search)
Commissioned ByAdelaide Whitaker (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceClassical Vocal Reprints, CVR 3483 (Search)
Contributor Malinda Wagstaff (Search)
Contributor Affiliation Eastman School of Music (Search)
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