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Song cycles

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered musical works composed in the form of the song cycle. A second heading for medium is assigned, e.g. Songs (Medium voice) with piano.

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Eleven addresses to the Lord

 Item
Identifier: AV028
Scope and Contents

Eleven Addresses to the Lord by John Berryman. Music by Bryan Beaumont Hays. Bass-baritone: Hugh Givens. Piano: Edward Turley

Songs Piano Bass-Baritone Songs (Medium voice) with piano.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 2016

Five songs to poems of Francis Ledwidge, 2012

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Identifier: MS008
Scope and Contents Five Songs to Poems of Francis Ledwidge. For tenor and orchestra. Music by Bryan Beaumont Hays. CONTENTS: 1. To Matty McGoona -- 2. My Mother -- 3. When Love and Beauty Wander Away -- By Faughan -- To One Who Comes Now and Then. Orchestra: 3 Flutes; Piccolo (Flt III); 2 Oboes; Cor Anglais; E-flat Clarinet; 2 B-flat clarinets; Bass Clarinet; 2 Bassoons; Contra Bassoon; 4 Horns in F; 3 Trumpets in C; 3 Trombones; Tuba; Harp; Celesta; Strings; Percussion. Note at end: 1st draft July 15, 2012;...
Dates: 2012

Four Civil War poems of Herman Melville

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Identifier: PS022
Scope and Contents Four Civil War Poems of Herman Melville. [Set to music by Bryan Beaumont Hays]. Contents: 1. The Portent 1859 -- 2. Ball’s Bluff 1861 -- 3. Shiloh 1862 -- 4. The College Colonel. Text by Herman Melville. Choral, a cappella 1. The Portent - 1859: Hanging from the beam, slowly swaying gaunt the shadow on your green, Shenandoah! and the stabs shall heal no more. Hidden in the cap is the anguish none can draw; so your future veils its face, Shenandoah!But the streaming bears is shown, (Weird...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 2016

Four songs to poems of William Blake, 2013

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Identifier: MS010
Scope and Contents Four Songs to Poems of William Blake. For bass-baritone and orchestra. Music by Bryan Beaumont Hays. For Hugh Givens. 1. The Lamb -- 2. The Echoing Green -- 3. The Tyger-- 4. The Laughing Song. Orchestra: Piccolo (alternates with Flute II); Flute I; 2 oboes; Cor Anglais; 2 B-flat (A) clarinets; bass clarinet; 2 bassoons; 2 horns in F; 2 trumpets in C; Strings; Harp; Celesta; Percussion. Note at end: 1st orchestral draft 5/9/13. Final draft 8/5/13. Songs Little lamb, who made thee? Dost...
Dates: 2013

Four songs to poems of William Blake for low voice, 1993

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Identifier: MS011
Scope and Contents Four Songs to Poems of William Blake. For low voice. Music by Bryan Beaumont Hays. For Hugh Givens. 1. The Lamb -- 2. The Ecchoing [sic] Green -- 3. The Tyger -- 4. Laughing Song (Piano and vocal). Note at end: July 1993. Spiral bound photocopy of manuscript score. Songs Little lamb, who made thee? Dost thou know who made thee? Gave thee life, and bed thee feed by the stream and o'er the mead; Gave thee clothing of delight, softest clothing woolly bright; Gave thee such a tender voice,...
Dates: 1993

Henry Bryan Hays: Merton songs No. 4

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Identifier: AV023
Scope and Contents

Merton Songs No. 4. [Music by Bryan Beaumont Hays]. The Candlemas Procession -- The Heavenly City -- St. Paul -- Trappists, Working -- Poem -- Dirge for a Town in France. Musical settings of poems by the Trappist Monk Thomas Merton (1915-1968). Songs Piano Saint John's Abbey Collegeville, Minn. Merton Songs Songs (High voice) with piano.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 2016

Merton songs No. 4

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Identifier: AV026
Scope and Contents

Merton songs No.4. For tenor voice and piano. [Music by Bryan Beaumont Hays]. The Candlemas procession (3:05) -- The heavenly city (3:15) -- St. Paul (2:35) -- Trappists, working (3:10) -- Poem (4:38) -- Dirge for a town in France (3:25). Songs (High voice) with piano.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 2016

Poems of Emily Dickinson

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Identifier: MS030
Scope and Contents Poems of Emily Dickinson. [Music] by Bryan Beaumont Hays. Contents: 1. #794 A drop fell on the Apple Tree -- 2. #593 There came a Wind like a Bugle -- 3. #436 The Wind tapped like a tired Man -- 4. #1450 The Road was lit with Moon and Star -- 5. #1591 The Bobolink is gone -- 6. #1586 To Her Derided home -- 7. #533 Two Butterflies went out at Noon -- 8. #392 What care the Dead for Chanticleer -- 9. #990 Nature, the Gentlest Mother is. Sketches of nine songs based on poems of Dickinson,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 2016

Six English epitaphs, 2015

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Identifier: PS043
Scope and Contents Six English Epitaphs : Vocal solo for Bass-Baritone and Piano. Texts from an English cemetery. Music by Bryan Beaumont Hays. Publisher's No. AP-10501. Contents: In memory of Thomas Thetcher -- Cadman's flight -- Tombstone of a Roman soldier -- Elizabeth poticary -- John Bell of Bonekenbrig -- In a summer churchyard of the Wylye Valley. Co-winner of the 1998 NATS Art Song Competition (National Association of Teachers of Singing). Recorded by Granite City Records c2000. Hugh Givens,...
Dates: 2015

Six English epitaphs for bass-baritone and piano

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Identifier: AV027
Scope and Contents

Six English Epitaphs for bass-baritone and piano. Music by Bryan Beaumont Hays. Texts from a cemetery. In memory of Thomas Thetcher -- Cadman's flight -- Tombstone of a Roman soldier -- Elizabeth poticary -- John Bell of Bonekenbrig -- In a summer churchyard of the Wylye Valley. Songs Saint John's Abbey Collegeville, Minn.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1976 - 2016