Columbine (McCrae)

By Horace Keats

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Soprano and piano, c.2'05
  • Grade: 8 (TCL) and A.Mus (AMEB)
  • Genre: Neo Classical
  • Date: c.1940
  • Tempo: Marked Poco Allegro, in the words of the poet; "Columbine shames the clown, perplexes harlequin and easily avoids him".  A spectacular opening, leads to music that faithfully follows the mood of the words.  A song that seems to be withstanding the test of time.

    Poem by Hugh McCrae

Included in the Trinity College London Singing Syllabus

 Recorded by Jane Parkin and Clemens Leske on A Poet's Composer (Wirr 040) - sample here - and Wendy Dixon and David Miller on Echo (ABC Classics), and Songs from Australia (Wirr 001) all CDs available online

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ISMN M720007489

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