The Celestial Weaver

Song TitleThe Celestial Weaver (Search)
Composer(s):Sir Granville Bantock
Author(s):L. (Launcelot) Cranmer-Byng (after Cen Shen (AKA Ts'en Shen, Ts'en Ts'an, or Cen Jiazhou))
Author Underrepresented GroupAsian; POC (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Admiration; Arching; Autumn; Beauty; Birds; Breasts; Breathing; Celestial; Centuries; Charms; Creator; Crescent Moon; Descriptions; Eternal; Eyebrows; Faces; Fear; Feet; Fluttering; Gazing; Green; Immovable; Innumerable; Knocking; Lake Kouenming; Lilies; Locks; Looms; Loveliness; Marble; Mirrors; Moss; Mountain tops; Nature; Pearly; Reflections; Rivers; Shining; Shoulders; Simile; Slipping; Smiles; Snow; Standing; Stars; Statues; Still; Stone; Thousand; Toiling; Water; Waves; Weavers; Wondering; Years
First LineA thing of stone beside Lake Kouenming (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=48631
Larger WorkFive Songs from the Chinese Poets (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source http://ks.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/3/38/IMSLP236270-SIBLEY1802.21990.0e6a-39087012066249score.pdf
Catalog DesignationFive Songs from the Chinese Poets, no. 4 (Search)
Range: C4 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyA minor (Search)
Dedicated ToAlvin Langdon Coburn (Search)
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