Song TitlePreciosilla (Search)
Composer(s):Virgil Thomson
Author(s):Gertrude Stein
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale; LGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Absurdism; Arranging; Assonance; Bait; Bands; Beans; Black; Bleeding; Blue; Bows; Bright; Certain; Clare; Clothing; Colors; Consonance; Cousins; Diamonds; Doors; Dots; Fiery; Fire; Going; Gold; Grass; Green; Grief; Growing; Guessing; Guests; Hanging; Ice Cream; Imagery; Knots; Large; Lean; Life; Light; Lilies; Limes; Lint; Lots; Mangling; Matches; Melting; Modernism; Natural; Nobility; Odors; Pens; Pink; Pinning; Please; Preciosilla; Prime; Rhyme; Sap; Scarves; Seats; Shady; Showing; Shut; Signs; Single; Sitting; Size; Sleeping; Snuff; Stammering; Stems; Strange; Stringing; Sugar; Sun; Surrealism; Susie; Swimming; Torn; Vacant; Vests; Washing; Water; Weather; Weeding; Wet; White; Willows; Winning; Withering; Yellow
First LineCousin to Clare washing (Search)
Average Duration4:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1948 (Search) Circa
Link to English Text Online
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsModernism (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: Eb4 - A5 (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceCollected Songs of Virgil Thomson; New York, G. Schirmer (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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