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Composer(s):Samuel Barber
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Dean Cornwell
Keyword(s) & Features: Anguish; Biting; Candles; Children; Concern; Criticizing; Crouching; Dangers; Deep; Devils; Easy; Envy; Families; Far away; Fighting; Fire; Gray; Hardships; Horror; Laughing; Leaping; Light; Lips; Longing; Loved Ones; Men; Morning; Oceans; Rage; Safety; Sailors; Scorn; Screaming; Seas; Ships; Shoulders; Singing; Sleeping; Songs; Storms; Tears; Throats; Traveling; Waiting; Watchers; Water; Weeping; White; Worrying
First LineTis easy for men to be laughin' (Search)
Average Duration3:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1926 (Search)
Musical FormRounded Binary (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source https://www.halleonard.com/product/viewproduct.action?itemid=50490045
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jJtU3Trw68
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Complete Edition ReferenceH-36 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium voice
Range: A3 - A5 (Search)
Original KeyA minor (Search)
Premiered ByLilian McD. Brinton, Mezzo-soprano; Samuel Barber (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceG. Schirmer, "Samuel Barber: 65 Songs" (Search)
Sources CitedHeyman, B. (2012). Samuel Barber : A thematic catalogue of the complete works. New York: Oxford University Press. (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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