Despite and Still

Song TitleDespite and Still (Search)
Composer(s):Samuel Barber
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Robert Graves (as John Doyle)
Author Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Alternatives; Chance; Choosing; Communicating; Couples; Denying; Despair; Despite; Devotion; Eternal Love; Faithfulness; Fidelity; Gentleness; Giving; Happiness; Hardships; Heads; Hearts; Love; Marriage; Part of a Song Cycle; Pledging; Promises; Rashness; Reading; Refusing; Relationships; Seeming; Sharing; Still; Straws; Trust; Unlucky; Vows; Will; Words
First LineHave you not read (Search)
Average Duration1:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1968 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://songofamerica.net/song/despite-and-still-op-41-no-5/
Larger WorkDespite and Still (Search)
Musical FormRounded binary (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source https://www.halleonard.com/product/viewproduct.action?itemid=50490045
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/75VTpyChwXPQbGKdwjgqq3
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 41 no. 5 (Search)
Range: E4 - A5 (Search)
Original KeyA Minor (Search)
Dedicated ToLeontyne Price (Search)
Premiered ByLeontyne Price; David Garvey (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceG. Schirmer, "Samuel Barber: 65 Songs" (Search)
Sources CitedHeyman, B. (2012). Samuel Barber : A thematic catalogue of the complete works. New York: Oxford University Press. (Search)
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