The Swimmer

The Swimmer
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    Accompaniment
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Instrument: Voice
Composed by: Edward Elgar
Key: D Major
Lyrics by: Adam Lindsey Gordon
Lyrics start: "With short, sharp, violent lights made vivid...."

“The Swimmer” is a song by Sir Edward Elgar and is the fifth and last song in  his song-cycle ‘Sea Pictures’. The lyrics are by Adam Lindsay Gordon.

‘Sea Pictures’, Op. 37 is a song cycle by Sir Edward Elgar consisting of five songs written by various poets. It was set for contralto and orchestra, though a distinct version for piano was often performed by Elgar. Many mezzo-sopranos have sung the piece.

The songs are:
“Sea Slumber Song”, “In Haven (Capri)”, “Sabbath Morning at Sea”,
“Where Corals Lie”, “The Swimmer”.

“The Swimmer” is a poem by the Australian poet Adam Lindsay Gordon. The poem is from his last volume of poems Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes published in 1870, when he was living at Melbourne.

Performance Length: 5’48”.

Purchase includes: Mp3 Audio Track

  • Accompaniment

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“The Swimmer” is a song by Sir Edward Elgar and is the fifth and last song in  his song-cycle ‘Sea Pictures’. The lyrics are by Adam Lindsay Gordon.

‘Sea Pictures’, Op. 37 is a song cycle by Sir Edward Elgar consisting of five songs written by various poets. It was set for contralto and orchestra, though a distinct version for piano was often performed by Elgar. Many mezzo-sopranos have sung the piece.

The songs are:
“Sea Slumber Song”, “In Haven (Capri)”, “Sabbath Morning at Sea”,
“Where Corals Lie”, “The Swimmer”.

“The Swimmer” is a poem by the Australian poet Adam Lindsay Gordon. The poem is from his last volume of poems Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes published in 1870, when he was living at Melbourne.

Performance Length: 5’48”.

Purchase includes: Mp3 Audio Track

  • Accompaniment

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