NIGHTSONGS - 6 Songs for Voice and Piano - HIGH - MED - LOW


NIGHTSONGS - 6 Songs for Voice and Piano - HIGH - MED - LOW

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Scoring & Instrumentation
Voice and Piano - Editions for High, Medium, and Low Voices Available
Alternate Title
Year Authored (or revised)
Duration (min)
1. Prayer (Langston Hughes)
2. Drums of Tragedy (Langston Hughes)
3. The Heart of a Woman (Georgia Douglas Johnson)
4. Night Song (Clarissa Scott Delany)
5. Sence You Went Away (James Weldon Johnson)
6. Creole Girl (Morgan Cullins)



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."



Vocal Ranges and Keys for Nightsongs (2 added versions in 2018 edition):

Low: D flat | B flat to D flat
Med: E flat | C to E flat
High: G flat |E flat to G flat

Drums of Tragedy
Low: B flat minor | B flat to F flat
Med: C minor | C to G flat
High: E flat minor | E flat to A

The Heart of a Woman
Low: D major | A to D
Med: F major / C to F
Med-High: G major | D to G
High: A flat major | E flat to A flat

Night Song
Low: C minor | G to D
Med: E flat minor | B flat to F
High: G minor | D to A

Sence You Went Away
Low: C major | A to B
Med-Low: E flat major | C to D
Med: F major | D to F flat
High: G major | E to G flat

Creole Girl
Low: G minor | G flat to D
Med: B minor | C sharp to F sharp
High: D minor | D flat to A

First Perfomance


Darryl Taylor
Text Language - Non English


Text Source/Author
African-American poets including Langston Hughes.
Ensemble Type

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