NIGHTSONGS - 6 songs for voice and piano

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NIGHTSONGS - 6 songs for voice and piano

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voice and piano (high, medium, low ranges)
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Alternate Title
NIGHT SONGS
Year Authored (or revised)
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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).

The medium voice vocal edition matches the orchestral version created for Mezzo Soprano Hilda Harris.  It contains low voice version of "Drums," and high voice version of "Sence."

 

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Keys/Voice Ranges for Nightsongs (2 added versions in 2018 edition):

 

"Prayer"
D flat "low" / B flat to D flat
E flat "medium / C to E flat
G flat "high" / E flat to G flat

"Drums of Tragedy"
B flat minor "low" / B flat to F flat
C minor "medium" / C to G flat
E flat minor / "high" / E flat to A

"The Heart of a Woman"
D "low" / A to D
F "medium" / C to F
G "medium high" D to G
A flat "high" / E flat to A flat

"Night Song"
C minor "low" / G to D
E flat minor "medium" / B flat to F
G minor "high" / D to A

"Sence You Went Away"
C "low " A to B
E flat "medium low / C to D
F "medium" / D to F flat
G "high" / E to G flat

"Creole Girl"
G minor "low" / G flat to D
B minor "medium" / C sharp to F sharp
D minor "high" / D flat to A

First Perfomance

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Recording
Darryl Taylor
Text Language - Non English

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Text Source/Author
African-American poets including Langston Hughes
Ensemble Type
voice+keyboard
Genre/Theme
Instrument
piano

Files & Media

Audio
adamsnightsongs__prayer.mp3
Audio file
Video
Sample Pages

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$39.75 score; includes all available keys high-med-low
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