2 Poems of Departure (Becker, John J.)


Sheet Music


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Ezra Pound (1885–1972)



Publisher Info.:

Manuscript, n.d.(1927).


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General Information

Work Title 2 Poems of Departure
Alternative. Title
Composer Becker, John J.
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 pieces
  1. Separation on the River Kiang
  2. Taking Leave of a Friend
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. (1927)
Librettist Li Po (701–762) (trans. English by Ezra Pound (1885–1972)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice, piano

Misc. Comments

Recorded in 1975 on a WFUV reel-to-reel tape; will be/was performed February 18/19 2013 (Concert) (but otherwise probably not often encountered?)