Shouting Sun

Full title Shouting Sun for voice (or chorus) and piano
Date composed 1943
Details Composed 1943 for voice and piano and subsequently arranged for four solo voices or chorus SATB and piano, in which version the work was posthumously published under the title Early Easter Morning / Früh am Ostermorgen.
Text by Nancy Bird Turner, translated into German by Vally Weigl.
Vocal range (for mezzo-soprano or baritone): c'–a''.
Performance duration: ca. 8 min.
Manuscript sources NYPL JOB 73-115, holograph score of original version for voice and piano (1 folded folio). See also NYPL JPB 78-21, photocopy of that holograph; NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 107, copyist's manuscript score of this version; and NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 50, photocopy of holograph [?] score (4 pages) of a transposed version for bass baritone and piano.
For Weigl's arrangement for solo voices or chorus SATB and piano see Early Easter Morning.
Publication details Not published in composer's lifetime. Today publisher of record is ACA.
Availabiity Scores of both the solo voice and the choral versions available from ACA; photocopy of copyist's manuscript score of the solo voice version and Belwyn-Mills edition of choral version available from KWF. See also Early Easter Morning.