2 Chinese Nocturnes, Op.34 (Whithorne, Emerson)

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Publisher. Info. New York: Composers' Music Corporation, 1921. Plates C.M.C. 272-273
Misc. Notes Standard quality B&W scan.
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General Information

Work Title 2 Chinese Nocturnes
Alternative. Title
Composer Whithorne, Emerson
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.34
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEW 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 songs
  1. Tears
  2. The Golden Nenaphur
Text Incipit see below
  1. High o'er the hill the moon barque steers
  2. Still moonlight floods the inner gallery
First Publication. 1921
Copyright Information Possibly public domain in EU and other 70 pma territories.
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Librettist Launcelot Cranmer-Byng (1872-1945), English translation
  1. Sengru Wang (465-522), from A Lute of Jade
  2. Yu Han (768-824), from A Feast of Lanterns
Language English
Dedication Frances Garrison
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice, piano