Leezie Lindsay

Poet:  Robert Burns (1759-1796)

Source:  A Birthday Hansel, op. 92

Date of Composition:  1975

Publication: Not published

Voice Difficulty Level: Moderately Difficulty

Subject:  Courting Leezie Lindsay.

Range:  D4 – Bb5

Tessitura:  D4 – D5

 Tempo:  Quick and rhythmic; 3/4

Duration:  02:15

Vocal Characteristics: Jumpy, high energy, eighth-note based melody; sixteenth note melismas; slurs upward into passaggio; 

Piano Difficulty Level:  n/a

Accompaniment Characteristics: Rhythmically driven; repetitive sixteenth and eighth note patterns in bass clef; sixteenth and eighth pattern begins to cover both clefs and becomes alternating sixteenths between clefs;

Additional Comments: There is no arrangement for piano, and the harp part is not published, therefore piano difficulty has been left blank.

© Nicholas Perna and Mandy Spivak 2013