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Samuel Barber: 65 Songs: Vocal Solo

Vocal Album | Sheet Music and Books

COMPOSER: Samuel Barber
PUBLISHER: G. Schirmer
PRODUCT FORMAT: Vocal Album
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Barber, we are proud to release this major new edition, which includes newly edited and engraved editions of the complete contents of Collected Songs and TenEarly Songs (1994), plus many previously unpublished early songs.
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Specifications
Composer Samuel Barber
Publisher G. Schirmer
Product Format Vocal Album
Year of Publication 2010
Style Classical
ISBN 9781423491262
UPC 884088478421
Instrumentation Vocal Solo
No. HL50490044
Number of pages 288
Series Vocal Collection
Composer Samuel Barber
Editor Richard Walters
Description
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Barber, we are proud to release this major new edition, which includes newly edited and engraved editions of the complete contents of Collected Songs and TenEarly Songs (1994), plus many previously unpublished early songs. Manuscripts from the Library of Congress and other sources were consulted for all songs. The edition includes extensive historical information about each song,a lengthy and insightful article about Barber, and facsimiles of selected manuscripts.

Songs published during the composer's lifetime

(In chronological order of publication)

Three Songs, Op. 2:The Daisies; With rue my heart is laden; Bessie Bobtail • Three Songs, Op. 10: Rain has fallen; Sleep now; I hear an army • Four Songs, Op. 13: A Nun Takes the Veil; The Secrets of the Old; Sure on thisshining night; Nocturne • Two Songs, Op. 18: The queen's face on the summery coin; Monks and Raisins • Nuvoletta, Op. 25 o Mélodies passagères, Op. 27: Puisque tout passé; Un cygne;Tombeau dans un parc; Le clocher chante; Départ • Hermit Songs, Op. 29: At Saint Patrick's Purgatory; Church Bell at Night; St. Ita's Vision; The Heavenly Banquet; The Crucifixion; Sea-Snatch; Promiscuity; TheMonk and His Cat; The Praises of God; The Desire for Hermitage • Despite and Still, Op. 41: A Last Song; My Lizard (Wish for Young Love); In the Wilderness; Solitary Hotel; Despite and Still • Three Songs, Op.45: Now have I fed and eaten up the rose; A Green Lowland of Pianos; O boundless, boundless evening

Songs published posthumously

1 First published in this edition

2 First published in SamuelBarber: Ten Early Songs (1994)

3 First published in Samuel Barber: Ten Selected Songs (2008)

Ask me to rest 1 • Au claire de lune 1 • Beggar's Song 2 • Fantasy in Purple 1 • In the darkpinewood 2 • La nuit 1 • Love at the Door 2 • Love's Caution 2 • Man 1 • Mother, I cannot mind my wheel 3 • Music, when soft voices die 1 • Night Wanderers 2 • Of that so sweet imprisonment
Songlist
  • 1. Bessie Bobtail
  • 2. Rain Has Fallen
  • 3. The Daisies
  • 4. With Rue My Heart Is Laden
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