The Driftwood Fire

Song TitleThe Driftwood Fire (Search)
Composer(s):Marion Eugénie Bauer
Composer Underrepresented GroupFemale; Jewish (Search)
Author(s):Katharine Adams
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Answers; Birds; Blessings; Blue; Calling; Caressing; Clear; Confessing; Contrast: Near vs. Far; Creeping; Distance; Dreaming; Dreams; Driftwood; Far; Fire; Flames; Forests; Gleaming; God; Gold; Larks; Leaping; Love; Mists; Nature; Night; Owls; Peace; Personification: Birds; Personification: Nature; Scheming; Shadows; Sleeping; Smoke; Soothing; Stars; Thrilling; Wonder
First LineWe made a driftwood fire (Search)
Average Duration2:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1921 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=109930
Musical FormTernary (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31175035646267&view=image&seq=1
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFZA0YVhuJs
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Range: E4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyG Major (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceArthur P. Schmidt, Co. (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Also available in the low key, Eb major, with a range of C4 - Eb5 (Search)
ContributorGTM , Marissa Corston (Search)
Contributor Affiliation The College of Saint Rose (Search)
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