|Full title||The Refugee for voice (soprano or tenor) and piano|
Composed early 1939.
Text by Mary Hoxie Jones.
Dedication: To the Friends Service Committee.
|Manuscript sources||NYPL JOB 73-115, holograph score. See also NYPL JPB 78-21, photocopy of holograph score (1 folded folio); and NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 48, photocopy of copyist's score (2 folded folios).|
|Publication details||Not published in composer's lifetime. Today publisher of record is ACA.|
|Availabiity||Score available from ACA and KWF.|
Performances (click icon to expand or collapse list)
|21 March 1947||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Old Philadelphia Custom House, American Friends Service Committee Benefit Concert for Work in Germany: Alice Howland, soprano; Karl Weigl, piano. Also on program: Schubert, Esterhazy Phantasie; and songs by Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms.|
|2 September 1987||Detroit, Michigan, Wayne State University, Community Arts Auditorium, The Karl Weigl Festival, concert 2: Violin Sonata No. 1 (Elwyn Adams and Doris Richards), and The Refugee and other songs (Elsie Inselman and Doris Richards). Also on program: songs by Wolf and Berg.|
|22 February 2014||London, Royal College of Music, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Singing a Song in a Foreign Land festival: The Refugee performed by Rose Setten, soprano, and Claire Harris, piano; and The Watchman’s Report performed by Julien van Mellaerts, baritone, Claire Harris, piano, and the Royal College of Music Chamber Choir, cond. Stephen Johns. Also on the program: Robert Kahn, Trio in G minor op. 45; Joseph Horovitz, String Quartet No. 5; Hans Gál, Britische Volkslieder; Ernst Toch, Valse for chorus and percussion; and Hanns Eisler, Little Woodbury Songbook (see http://www.rcm.ac.uk/singingasong/stringquartet).|