Death Carol ("Song of the Nightbird")

Song TitleDeath Carol ("Song of the Nightbird") (Search)
Composer(s):George Crumb
Author(s):Walt Whitman
Author Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Birds; Calling; Death; Desolate; Ghostly; Haunting; Night; Songs; Vocalise
Average Duration0:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1979 (Search)
Larger WorkApparition, Elegiac Songs and Vocalises for Soprano and Amplified Piano (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Difficulty LevelProfessional (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Range: Bb3 - E5 (Search)
Premiered ByJan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano (Search)
Recommended Printed Source (Search)
ContributorJEM (Search)
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