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Allegro

First line:
By morning's brightest beams
composer
1900; originally to a German text
author of text

 
The excitable Allegro was initially sketched in 1900 as a setting of German verse—Ives tried fitting two different poems by different authors to the vocal line before giving up and writing the poem himself.

from notes by Calum MacDonald © 2008

Le nerveux Allegro fut initialement ébauché en 1900, sur des vers allemands. Ayant tenté en vain d’adapter à sa ligne vocale deux poésies d’auteurs différents, Ives écrivit son propre poème.

extrait des notes rédigées par Calum MacDonald © 2008
Français: Hypérion

Das aufgeregte Allegro wurde 1900 ursprünglich als Vertonung eines deutschen Textes skizziert—Ives versuchte, zwei andere Gedichte von zwei verschiedenen Autoren in die Gesangsstimme zu zwingen, bevor er aufgab und selbst das Gedicht dafür schrieb.

aus dem Begleittext von Calum MacDonald © 2008
Deutsch: Renate Wendel

Recordings

Ives: Romanzo di Central Park & other songs
CDA67644

Details

Track 23 on CDA67644 [1'20]

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