Salley In Our Alley

Poet:  Henry Carey (1687-1743)

Source:  Volume V: British Isles

Date of Composition:  1959 (pre Jun. 22)*

Publication: Boosey & Co., Ltd., 1961

Voice Difficulty Level:  Moderate

Subject:  Pining for time with Sally.

Range:  D4 – G5

Tessitura:  A4 – D5

Tempo: With graceful movement; 3/4

Duration:  03:42

Vocal Characteristics: Accessible, tuneful melody; Leaps of a M11; multiple verses

Piano Difficulty Level:  Difficult

Accompaniment Characteristics: Passages of arpeggiated sixteenth-notes in both hands juxtaposed with simple rolled-chord phrases;

Additional Comments: Britten Thematic Catalog

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