Basic Details

Title
Five Phrases from "The Song of Solomon"
Availability
Out of Print
Category
Vocal (Solo or Small Ensemble)
Instrumentation
S: perc
Duration
6'
Publisher
American Music Edition
Premieres
  • 1. Private: The home of Mrs. Christian Gross, Paris, France, July 2nd, 1926 (Alice Mock, soprano; Jean Morel, percussion)
  • 2. Public: Edythe Totten Theatre, New York City, NY, April 22nd, 1928 (Radiana Pazmor, mezzo-soprano; Aaron Copland, percussion)
Parts/Movements
  1. Thou That Dwellest in the Gardens
  2. Return, O Shulamite
  3. O, My Dove
  4. I Am My Beloved's
  5. By Night
Version Of
Three Sentences from "The Song of Solomon" (W105)

Cataloging Information

Copyright
©1953 American Music Edition; ©1981 Virgil Thomson
Year Composed
1924-26
Year Published
1953
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
V22[A]
Meckna Number
W107

Additional Info

Notes

Movements 1, 2, and 4 adapted from Three Sentences from the "Song of Solomon" (1924; See W105)

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