NIGHTSONGS - 6 songs for voice and piano


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$39.95 score; includes all available keys high-med-low
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[Adams] Nightsongs - in all keys, high,medium, and low



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voice and piano (high, medium, low ranges)

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African-American poets including Langston Hughes


Darryl Taylor

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):


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

Listening Sample: 

Nightsongs by H Leslie Adams complete.

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