Avant que tu ne t'en ailles, RT V/31 (Delius, Frederick)

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Editor Alain M. Jacques
Publisher. Info. Alain Marie Jacques
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Work Title Avant que tu ne t'en ailles
Alternative. Title Morning Star
Composer Delius, Frederick
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. RT V/31
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFD 4
Key C major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1919, finished 1931
First Publication. 1932
Librettist Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice, piano

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Not finished until 1931. "Delius' Five Verlaine Songs were not conceived as a set (they were composed between 1895 and, eventually, 1931, when the completion of Avant que tu ne t'en ailles was dictated to Fenby)" - Robert Matthew-Walker, 1995 notes to Unicorn-Kanchana recording of Delius songs