Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • With rue my heart is laden

    sound recording | Recorded in Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress (Venue). Recorded on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward) - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 2004
  • In the Wilderness and Solitary Hotel

    Song Collection. Barber set three poems by Robert Graves in Despite and Still, including the third song, "In the Wilderness." Graves's poem, written in 1915, deals with the suffering of Jesus. While the opening of "In the Wilderness" is reminiscent of a lullaby, the middle section is harsh, featuring an aggressive accompaniment containing open fifths pitted against a melodic line containing tritones. The lullaby ...

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  • Sure on this shining night

    videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 27 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Barber, Samuel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009

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