The Ant and the Grasshopper

Song TitleThe Ant and the Grasshopper (Search)
Composer(s):Libby Larsen
Composer Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Author(s):Jeanne Shepard
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Admitting; Animals; Ants; Autumn; Busy; Changing Seasons; Cold; Collecting; Cupboards; Dancing; Discontent; End; Fable; Full; Gifts; Gold; Hoarding; Hungering; Long; Mortality; Personification: Ant; Regret; Seasons; Singing; Summer; Truth; Winter; Wondering
First Line"Since you sing all summer, you may dance all winter," said the ant. (Search)
Average Duration1:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1998 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=14950
Larger WorkLate in the Day (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source https://libbylarsen.com/index.php?contentID=241&resourceID=1351
Audio Source https://libbylarsen.com/listen/late_in_the_day_1.mp3
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Catalog DesignationNo. 1 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Range: G4 - B5 (Search)
Recommended Printed Sourcelibbylarsen.com (Search)
ContributorGTM , MaryBeth Neubauer (Search)
Contributor Affiliation Georgia Southern University (Search)
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