The night piece

Song TitleThe night piece (Search)
Composer(s):Roger Quilter
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Robert Herrick
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Beloved; Admiring; Biting; Comforting; Dark; Elves; Eyes; Fire; Glow-worms; Glowing; Helping; Inviting; Julia; Light; Longing; Moon; Nature; Night; Pouring; Silver; Slumber; Snakes; Soul; Sparks; Stars; Traveling; Wooing; Worms
First LineHer eyes the glow-worm lend thee (Search)
Average Duration1:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1905 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=25030
Larger WorkTo Julia (Search)
Musical FormModifed strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://ks.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/6/62/IMSLP321919-SIBLEY1802.22778.ef3d-39087013804515score.pdf
Audio Source http://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=25030
Difficulty LevelUndergraduate (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 8 no. 4 (Search)
Range: A3 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyA minor (Search)
Dedicated ToGervase Elwes (Search)
Premiered ByGervase Elwes, tenor and Roger Quilter, piano (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceArranged for voice and piano quintet (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
If you have suggestions or corrections for this song, please enter them below and click submit.

Your Email (Optional):