Full fathom five

Song TitleFull fathom five (Search)
Composer(s):Sir Michael Tippett
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
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; The Tempest; Water
First LineFull fathom five my father lies. (Search)
Average Duration1:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1962 (Search) No. 2
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=14858
Larger WorkSongs for Ariel (adapted from the Tempest Suite) (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsElizabethan poetry and drama (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtw3kYk-1dU
Premiered ByGrayston Burgess (Search)
NotesPremiered September 21, 1962, Fenton House, London; Grayston Burgess, countertenor; Virginia Pleasants, piano (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceflute/piccolo, clarinet, French horn, percussion, harpsichord, and voice (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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