Cradle Song, A
|Full title||A Cradle Song for voice and piano|
Date of composition has not been verified but may have been in 1946, the year when copyright was first registered for the work.
Text by Padraic Colum, from his first published collection of poetry, Wild Earth (1907); text translated into German by Vally Weigl as Schlummerlied (not to be confused with Weigl's song Schlummerlied on a text based on Meleager of Gadara, no. 1 of the Six Songs for high voice and piano).
Vocal range (soprano or tenor): f#'–g#''.
|Manuscript sources||NYPL JPB 78-21, holograph score (1 page). See also NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 6, photocopy of copyist's manuscript score.|
|Publication details||Not published in the composer's lifetime. Today the publisher of record is ACA.|
|Availabiity||Score available from ACA; photocopy of holograph available from KWF.|
|Recordings||George Shirley, tenor, and David Garvey, piano (LP: Orion ORS 81407, 1970; andLP: Turnabout TV-S-34522, 1973).|