The Autumn Wind

Poet:  Wu-ti (157-87 BC)

Source:  Songs from the Chinese

Date of Composition:  1957 (Autumn)

Publication: Songs from the Chinese, Boosey & Hawkes 1959

Voice Difficulty Level: Moderate

Subject:  You cannot escape getting older.

Range:  E4 – F#5

Tessitura:  A#4 – E5

Tempo:  Very quick; 2/4

Duration:  01:09

Vocal Characteristics: Short phrases; natural rise and fall to the phrases; syncopation

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Additional Comments: Numerical tempo markings are not indicated in the manuscript

© Nicholas Perna and Mandy Spivak 2013