6 songs: Prayer (Langston Hughes), Drums of Tragedy (Langston Hughes), The Heart of a Woman (Georgia Douglas Johnson), Night Song (Clarissa Scott Delany), Sence You Went Away (James Weldon Johnson), and Creole Girl (Morgan Collins).
There is a piano/vocal edition that matches the orchestral version created for Mezzo Soprano Hilda Harris. It contains low voice version of "Drums," and high voice version of "Sense" and must be specifically requested for purchase with the orchestral score, unless you already own the Nightsongs Piano Vocal edition with all available keys.
Sence You Went Away also available in F Major (medium range) on request.
Keys/Voice Ranges for Nightsongs, Mezzo Soprano and Chamber Orchestra
E flat "medium / C to E flat
"Drums of Tragedy"
B flat minor "low" / B flat to F flat
"The Heart of a Woman"
F "medium" / C to F
E flat minor "medium" / B flat to F
"Sence You Went Away"
G "high" / E to G flat
new version in F "medium" available on request
B minor "medium" / C sharp to F sharp
Timpani - 1 player (Timp in Drums of Tragedy, Night Song, and Creole Girl)
Percussion - 1 player
Drums of Tragedy
Heart of a Woman
Tam tam - med.
Sence you went away
no percussion or timp
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