Puisque tout passe

Song TitlePuisque tout passe (Search)
Composer(s):Samuel Barber
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Rainer Maria Rilke
Keyword(s) & Features: Art; Carpe Diem; Death; Departing; Enjoyment; Fleeting; Futility; Happiness; Leaving; Life; Love; Melodies; Moments; Part of a Song Cycle; Passing; Quenching; Quick; Satisfaction; Singing; Thirst
First LinePuisque tout passe, faisons (Search)
Average Duration1:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1950 - 1951 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=71739
Larger WorkMélodies passagères (Search)
Musical FormTernary (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsModernism (Search)
Original LanguageFrench (Search)
Score Source https://www.halleonard.com/product/viewproduct.action?itemid=50490045
Audio Source http://univportal.naxosmusiclibrary.com/stream.asp?s=106841%2Funivportalnmlpd10%2Fpm3936%5F002
Link to IPA Source https://www.ipasource.com/puisque-tout-passe.html
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 27 no. 1 (Search)
Range: D#4 - E5 (Search)
Original KeyG# minor (Search)
Dedicated ToFrancis Poulenc and Pierre Bernac (Search)
Premiered ByEileen Farrell; Samuel Barber (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceG. Schirmer, "Samuel Barber: 65 Songs" (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Also available in the high key, B minor, with a range of F#4 - G5 (Search)
Sources CitedHeyman, B. (2012). Samuel Barber : A thematic catalogue of the complete works. New York: Oxford University Press. (Search)
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