Night

Song TitleNight (Search)
Composer(s):Benjamin Britten
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Ronald Duncan
Keyword(s) & Features: Barking; Beaches; Beloved; Bloody; Brevity of Life; Bullying; Cats; Creeping; Dreaming; Dreams; Dying; Fear; Fleeting; Hands; Hounds; Impermanence; Jowls; Lapping; Light; Living; Love; Lovers; Lying; Metaphor: Night as Cat; Metaphor: Night as Hounds; Metaphor: Night as Lover; Metaphor: Night as Place; Night; Personification: Waves; Places; Saucers; Seeking; Sleeping; Surf; Time of Day; Waves; Years
First LineNight is no more than a cat which creeps (Search)
Average Duration1:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1944 - 1945 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/assemble_texts.html?SongCycleId=1578
Larger WorkThree Songs from This Way to the Tomb (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/0sG1giLVQdRKzBOftatubV
Catalog DesignationNo. 3 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium voice
Range: C4 - F5 (Search)
Recommended Printed Sourcehttps://www.halleonard.com/product/48011080/evening-morning-night (Search)
Sources Citedhttp://www.brittensongdatabase.com/browse/by-ability-level/moderate/night.html (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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