3 Poems by Walt Whitman (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Publisher. Info. London: Oxford University Press, 1925. n.p.
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Work Title 3 Poems By Walt Whitman
Alternative. Title
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 64
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 songs:
  1. Nocturne. Andante con moto (D dorian)
  2. A clear midnight. Lento (G major)
  3. Joy, shipmate, joy!. Allegro pesante (G major)
Text Incipit see below
  1. Whispers of heavenly death murmur'd I hear
  2. This is thy hour, O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless
  3. Joy, shipmate, joy!
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1925
First Publication. 1925
Librettist Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 8 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
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