4 Sonnets from "Tumultuous Shore", Op.82 (Geppert, David)

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Misc. Notes This edition vetted by the author (2013) and uploaded under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 License with the express permission of the Estate of David F. Geppert, Steven Geppert, Personal Representative. The file was typeset in MuseScore.
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General Information

Work Title Four Sonnets from "Tumultuous Shore"
Alternative. Title
Composer Geppert, David
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.82
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IDG 9
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
1. I like this little birchwood (Sonnet X)
2. Though not a hill be holy (Sonnet XLIX)
3. For I have dreamed a dream (Sonnet LII)
4. Mists on the mountain (Sonnet LIII)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1962-2015
First Publication. 2018
Librettist Arthur Davison Ficke (1883-1945)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation contralto, piano

Misc. Comments

The cycle was composed in 1962 and revised by the composer in 2014. In 1962, Geppert also wrote a Choral Prelude and Song (aka Introduction and Chorus) for SATB or SA and piano based on text from Arthur Ficke's "Tumultuous Shore" (Op.81)