The Foggy, Foggy Dew

Poet:  Traditional, Suffolk

Source:  Volume 3: British Isles

Date of Composition:  1942 (pre. Nov. 18)

Publication: Boosey & Co., Ltd., 1947

Voice Difficulty Level:  Moderately Easy

Subject:  A man falls in love and loses her.

Range:  Eb4 – Eb5

Tessitura:  Eb4 – Ab4

Tempo: Slow and regular; 3/2

Duration:  01:56

Vocal Characteristics: Simple melody with familiar intevallic patterns; slur from C5 – Eb5 at the end of an ascending phrase on a decrescendo

Piano Difficulty Level: Moderate

Accompaniment Characteristics: Consistent quarter note alternating between hands with interjected measures of non-traditional syncopation in the left hand

© Nicholas Perna and Mandy Spivak 2013