The songs of Charles Griffes

Songs. Selections
Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920

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  • Creator edited by Paul Sperry
  • Format Music Scores
  • Contributors
  • Publication [New York, N.Y.?] : G. Schirmer ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed by H. Leonard, c1989-
  • Physical Details
    • volumes of music ; 31 cm
  • ISBNs 9780793551972, 0793551978
  • OCLC ocm20574464


  • "Reissue of the songs published [by G. Schirmer] between 1909 and 1941": pref.
  • Vol. 3 edited by Donna K. Anderson.
  • Pref. in English.
  • Publisher's no.: HL50488509--50488510, HL50482074.


  • v. 1. (High voice): Evening song. The lament of Ian the Proud. Thy dark eyes to mine. The rose of the night. Symphony in yellow. In a myrtle shade. Waikiki. Two rondels: This book of hours ; Come, Love, across the sunlit land -- v. 2. (Medium voice): The first snowfall. The half-ring moon. An old song re-sung. Sorrow of Mydath. La fuite de la lune. We'll to the woods, and gather may. Phantoms. Five songs from the Chinese: So-fei gathering flowers ; Landscape ; The old temple among the mountains ; Tears ; A feast of lanterns
  • v. 3. (Medium voice): Auf dem Teich, dem regungslosen (O'er the tarn's unruffled mirror) ; Auf geheimem Waldespfade (By a lonely forest pathway) ; Nacht liegt auf den fremden Wegen (Night on ways unknown has fallen) ; Der träumende See (The dreamy lake) ; Wohl lag ich einst in Gram und Schmerz (Time was, when I in anguish lay) ; Zwei Könige sassen auf Orkadal (Two kings sat together in Orkadal) ; Könnt' ich mit dir dort oben gehn (If I could go with you) ; Elfe (Elves) ; Winternacht (Winter night) ; Entflieh mit mir (Oh, flee with me) (Tragödie 1) ; Es fiel ein Reif (A frost did fall) (Tragödie 2) ; Auf ihrem Grab (Upon their grave) (Tragödie 3) ; The war-song of the Vikings ; Three Javanese songs: Hampelas ; Kinanti ; Djakoan
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