La perla

Song TitleLa perla (Search)
Composer(s):Franz Liszt
Author(s):Thérèse de Hohenlohe
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Air; Bearing; Beauty; Breasts; Breathing; Breezes; Captivity; Caressing; Crowns; Dark; Daughters; Delight; Enclosing; Exile; Eyes; Faces; Finery; Force; Freedom; Jewelry; Light; Love; Markets; Metaphor: Pearl as Tear; Metaphor: Seashell as Mother; Metaphor: Seashell as Prison; Mothers; Pain; Painless; Pearls; Personification: Pearl; Prisons; Safe; Seafloor; Seas; Seeing; Selling; Shells; Shining; Sighing; Solitude; Tears; Thorns; Water
First LineSono del mare bianca la figlia (Search)
Average Duration5:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1872 (Search)
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Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageItalian (Search)
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Catalog DesignationS. 326 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMezzo-soprano
Range: B#4 - E#5 (Search)
Original KeyA Major (Search)
NotesAlso set in German with a text by Theobald Rehbaum. (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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