Full Fathom Five

Song TitleFull Fathom Five (Search)
Composer(s):Henry Purcell
Author(s):William Shakespeare
Keyword(s) & Features: Ariel; Bells; Bodies; Bones; Coral; Corpses; Dead; Death; Ding Dong; Drowning; Eyes; Fading; Fathers; Fathoms; Ferdinand; Hearing; Knells; Lying; Metamorphoses; Metaphor: Bones as Coral; Metaphor: Eyes as Pearls; Mystical; Nymphs; Pearls; Rich; Ringing; Sea-change; Seas; Spirits; Strange; Suffering; Water
First LineFull fathom five thy father lies. (Search)
Average Duration2:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1695 (Search) Circa
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=14858
Larger WorkThe Tempest (Semi-opera) (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsElizabethan poetry and drama (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source https://imslp.org/wiki/Special:ReverseLookup/218070
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWXDUJKXpqM
Catalog DesignationZ 631 (Search)
Range: C4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyC Major (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceCan be performed with harpsichord, continuo (Search)
ContributorGTM , Noah Hay (Search)
Contributor Affiliation University of Connecticut (Search)
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