There were two swans

Song TitleThere were two swans (Search)
Composer(s):Vittorio Giannini
Author(s):Karl Flaster
Keyword(s) & Features: Agony; Alone; Animals; Contrast: Joy vs. Grief; Contrast: Life vs. Death; Cries; Death; Death of a Loved One; Death of Love; Dreams; Drooping; Echoing; Emptiness; Empty; Floating; Gardens; Grief; Harsh; Heartbreak; Irises; Life; Loneliness; Lost Love; Majestic; Metaphor: Life as Pool; Metaphor: Narrator as Swan; Metaphor: Swan as Lover; Mourning; Personification: Sun; Personification: Swans; Pools; Shimmering; Sun; Swans; Together; Two; White
First LineThere were two Swans, (Search)
Average Duration3:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1944 (Search) Circa
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=22158
Larger WorkSix Songs (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE-n6ltDJPo
Difficulty LevelUndergraduate (Search)
Catalog DesignationNo. 4 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: C4 - G#5 (Search)
Original KeyB minor (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsThis song is listed as part of the set "Six Songs" in the cited JSTOR article. However, some of the set's songs were published in different years, and the score source does not list them as being part of a set. Also available in low key (G minor) (Search)
Recommended Printed Sourcehttps://www.worldcat.org/title/twenty-four-songs-by-vittorio-giannini-and-karl-flaster/oclc/34965534&referer=brief_results (Search)
Sources Citedhttps://www.jstor.org/stable/3051696?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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