Year Authored (or revised): 


Instrumentation : 

Sop, pf

Duration (min): 


Text Source/Author: 

Rita Dove

First Performance: 

Tony Arnold, soprano, and Alison d'Amato, piano. September 7th, 2014. Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY.

Dove Songs, for soprano voice and piano, is a set of six songs on poems by Rita Dove. These are: 1. Refrain, 2. The Snow King, 3. Catherine of Alexandria, 4. Beauty and the Beast, 5. Catherine of Siena, and 6. Flirtation, and these are selected from her collections of poetry The Yellow House on the Corner and Thomas and Beulah. The duration of the set is about 15 minutes, and the songs are written for soprano Tony Arnold. 

Listening Sample: 

Tony Arnold - "Beauty and the Beast" by David Liptak

Print Edition Price: 

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