Five Songs for Dark Voice

Harry Somers
Composer
Harry Somers
Composition Date: 1956
Revision Date: 1972
Duration: 00:13:00
Genre: Solo Voice, With Full Orchestra

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 2 x Flute
  • 1 x Oboe
  • 1 x Clarinet
  • 2 x Bassoon
  • 2 x Horn
  • 2 x Trumpet
  • 1 x Timpani
  • 1 x Percussion
  • 1 x Harp
  • 1 x Piano
  • 1 x Unspecified bowed strings
Instrumentation Set Number 2:
  • 1 x Alto
  • 1 x Full orchestra
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CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MV 1400 S694fi
  • Genre:
  • Solo Voice, With Full Orchestra
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • December 15, 1989
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 vocal score (12 p.) ;
    12 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • Solo contralto/2112/2200/timp, perc, harp, piano/strings.
    Written in 1956.
    English words.
    Commissioned by the 1956 Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, for Maureen Forrester.
    Duration: ca. 13:00
    Out of print.
    1. Now every grief is personal -- 2. Be perfect and articulate -- 3. The hands that do not touch will bruise -- 4. How can I talk of this city? -- 5.
    How can I hold within me all that is?
    Stratford Festival (Stratford, Ont.)
    Stratford Festival (Stratford, Ont.)
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