Song TitleMelancholy (Search)
Composer(s):Sir Eugene Goossens
Author(s):John Fletcher
Keyword(s) & Features: Animals; Arms; Bats; Beauty; Bells; Bones; Chained; Contrast: Silence vs. Sound; Dainty; Delights; Eyes; Fleeting; Folly; Fountains; Fowl; Gloomy; Groans; Groves; Humans; Life; Looks; Lovely; Loving; Melancholy; Midnight; Moonlight; Mortifying; Mute; Nature; Night; Owls; Passion; Personification: Moonlight; Personification: Passion; Piercing; Short; Silenced; Sounds; Stretching; Sweet; Tongues; Vain; Valleys; Wise
First LineHence, all you vain delights, (Search)
Year of composition 1920 (Search) Circa
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Larger WorkThree Songs (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 26 no. 2 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium voice
Range: D4 - E5 (Search)
Original KeyEb minor (Search)
Dedicated ToBertram Binyon (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceEugene Goossens, Three Songs, Op. 26, Recital Publications, Huntsville, TX (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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