Song of the Palanquin bearers

Song TitleSong of the Palanquin bearers (Search)
Composer(s):Martin Shaw
Author(s):Sarojini Naidu
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale; POC (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Bearing; Beauty; Birds; Brides; Carrying; Delicate; Floating; Flowers; Gliding; Grace; Graceful; Hanging; Joy; Light; Metaphor: Woman as Beam of Light; Metaphor: Woman as Bird; Metaphor: Woman as Flower; Metaphor: Woman as Laugh; Metaphor: Woman as Pearl; Metaphor: Woman as Star; Metaphor: Woman as Tear; Nobility; Palanquins; Pearls; Serving; Singing; Skimming; Soft; Songs; Stars; Streams; Swaying; Tides; Water
First LineLightly, o lightly we bear her along (Search)
Year of composition 1917 (Search) Circa
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Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsIndian independence movement (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Range: E4 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyE Major (Search)
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