Słowik (Nightingale)

Song TitleSłowik (Search)
Title in EnglishNightingale (Search)
Composer(s):Karol Szymanowski
Author(s):Zofia (Sophie) Szymanowska
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Beating; Birds; Birdsong; Breasts; Captivity; Cities; Coloratura; Day; God; God Making Mistakes; Hearts; Locking; Love; Mistakes; Night; Night and day; Nightingales; Sex; Silent; Sky; Thinking
First LineAh! Zda mi się nieraz, (Search)
Average Duration2:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1915 (Search)
Larger WorkSongs of a Fairy Princess; Pieśni księżniczki z baśni (Search)
Musical FormFragment (Search)
Original LanguagePolish (Search)
Score Source http://petruccilibrary.ca/files/imglnks/caimg/b/b4/IMSLP70219-PMLP141220-Szymanowski--Songs-Op31.pdf
Difficulty LevelMasters/Young Artist (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 31 no. 2 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Range: F#4 - C6 (Search)
Dedicated ToZofia Szymanowska (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceSzymanowski, Pieśni księżniczki z baśni. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1926. Plate U.E. 8598. (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)melismas (Search)
Sources Citedhttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=25186 (Search)
ContributorGTM , Alyssa Liu (Search)
Contributor Affiliation University of Utah (Search)
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