|Music, when soft voices die|
|composer:||Nancy Galbraith (2007/2008)|
|author:||Percy Bysshe Shelley|
|genres:||1. baritone solo; piano
2. a cappella chamber choir
|length:||1 movement, 4:00 minutes|
|publisher:||Subito Music Publishing (ASCAP)
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|audio/video:||(solo) (satb) (satb)|
|solo premiere:||December 2, 2007
Thomas Octave, baritone • Nancy Galbraith, piano
PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne University • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
|choral premiere:||February 27, 2009
The Pittsburgh Camerata • Rebecca Rollet, artistic director
Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Music, when soft voices die" was commissioned by baritone Thomas Octave in loving memory of his grandfather, Raymond Vagnoni, and his mentor, mezzo-soprano Mimi Lerner.
In 2008 the Pittsburgh Camerata commissioned an a cappella choral version, which the group premiered in early 2009 in four subscription concerts.
|Music, when soft voices die
Music, when soft voices die,
Vibrates in the memory;
Odours, when sweet violets sicken,
Live within the sense they quicken.
Rose leaves, when the rose is dead,
Are heap'd for the belovèd's bed;
And so thy thoughts, when thou art gone,
Love itself shall slumber on.
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