A Song of Enchantment

Poet:  Walter de la Mare (1873-1956)

Source:  Tit for Tat

Date of Composition:  1929 

Publication:  Faber Music Limited © 1969

Voice Difficulty Level:  Moderate

Subject:  A discerning reminiscence of one’s life

Range:  C4 – F5

Tessitura:  Eb4 – C5

Tempo: Moderately slow; 6/8

Duration:  02:27

Vocal Characteristics:  Approachable, folk-like melody; mixture of duple and triple rhythms;

Piano Difficulty Level:  Moderate

Accompaniment Characteristics:  Duple against triple rhythms between treble and bass clefs; smooth and lilting

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