5 Poems of Ancient China and Japan, Op.10 (Griffes, Charles Tomlinson)

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New York: G. Schirmer, 1917. Plate 27948.


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Work Title 5 Poems of Ancient China and Japan
Alternative Title
Composer Griffes, Charles Tomlinson
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.10
Movements/Sections 5 pieces
  1. So-fei Gathering Flowers
  2. Landscape
  3. The Old Temple Among the Mountains
  4. Tears
  5. A Feast of Lanterns
Text Incipit see below
  1. In a dress of gauzy fabric
  2. Out across the wave all is bare (Shin Kokin Wakashū Vol.4 No.363)
  3. The temple courts with grasses rank abound
  4. High o'er the hill the moon barque steers
  5. In spring for sheer delight
First Publication 1917
Librettist see below
  1. Charles Budd, after Changling Wang (Wang Chang-Ling) (王 昌龄, 698–765)
  2. Laurence Binyon (1869–1943), after Sadaie Fujiwara no (Sada-Ihe) (藤原 定家, 1162-1241)
  3. Charles Budd, after Ji Zhang (Chang Wen-Chang) (张 籍, ca.766-ca.830)
  4. Launcelot Cranmer-Byng (1872-1945), after Sengru Wang (Wang Seng-Ju) (王 僧孺, 465-522)
  5. Launcelot Cranmer-Byng, after Mei Yuan (袁 枚, 1716-1797)
Language English
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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