Women have loved before as I love now

Song TitleWomen have loved before as I love now (Search)
Composer(s):Jake Heggie
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Edna St. Vincent Millay
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Alive; Amorous; Ancient; Bearing; Beds; Breasts; Burning; Careless; Chronicles; Cities; Cornish; Cost; Day; Death; Harmful Love; History; Hunting; Infidelity; Invading; Irish; Knights; Lines; Lively; Love; Loving; Masts; Metaphor: Love as Burning City; Ophelia; Painful Love; Passions; Past; Prows; Queens; Skimming; Sonnet; Spartan; Suffering; Surviving; Thinking; Treacherous; Trojan; Waters; Willful; Women
First LineWomen have loved before as I love now; (Search)
Average Duration3:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1999 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://songofamerica.net/song/women-have-loved-before/
Larger WorkSongs and Sonnets to Ophelia (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLgDqo5GFfA
Catalog DesignationNo. 2 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Premiered ByPeggy Kriha-Dye (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsPremiered May 9, 1999, Old First Church, San Francisco; Peggy Kriha-Dye, soprano; Jake Heggie, piano (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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