From Marion's Book (Blitzstein, Marc)

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Sheet Music


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Prking (2016/7/5)

Publisher. Info. New York: Chappell & Co., 1962. Plate 5479.
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General Information

Work Title From Marion's Book
Alternative. Title
Composer Blitzstein, Marc
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMB 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 songs
1. o by the by
2. when life is quite through with
3. what if a much of a which of a wind
4. silent unday by silently not night
5. until and i heard
6. yes is a pleasant country
7. open your heart
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1960
First Publication. 1962
Librettist Edward Estlin Cummings (1894-1962)
Language English
Dedication To Alice Estey
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation voice, piano