Songs of the Pure Land (St. Clair, Richard)

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Performer Pages Jane Struss (soprano)
Richard St. Clair (piano)
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Work Title Songs of the Pure Land for Soprano and Piano
Alternative. Title
Composer St. Clair, Richard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.101
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 songs
  1. The Seasons
  2. Sacrifice
  3. My Mountain Home
  4. Amida's Light
  5. The Little Pine
  6. The Cicada
  7. The Glorious Vision
  8. Precious Memory
Text Incipit see below
  1. O mist of spring, thou hidest all things beautiful and bright
  2. Dear life itself is not too dear for woman's love to give
  3. Above the thatch of my mountain home
  4. There is no place where the moonlight casts not its cheering ray
  5. 'Tis called the little pine - I marvel why
  6. Like the cicada that has cast its shell but sings its rapturous lay
  7. The Pure Land's glorious vision
  8. First in the Blessed Pure Land
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1997
Librettist Hōnen (1133-1212), translated by Harper Havelock Coates (1865–1934)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Soprano Voice, Piano
External Links Master Honen's Poems