Evening

Poet:  Ronald Duncan (1914-1982)

Source: Three Songs from This Way to the Tomb

Date of Composition:  1944 – 1945 (Oct.)

Publication: Faber Music Limited © 1988

Voice Difficulty Level: Moderately Easy

Subject:  A picture of evening.

Range: F#4 – Eb5

Tessitura: F#4 – Bb4

Tempo: Con moto; 2/2

Duration:  01:13

Vocal Characteristics: Repetitive intervals; legato quarter note based phrases

Piano Difficulty Level:  Moderate

Accompaniment Characteristics: Quickly moving arpeggiated descending flourishes

Additional Comments: Accompaniment states for harp or piano, but the gestures seem more appropriate for harp than piano.

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