The Poplar is the third of six songs in Summer Songs. The complete cycle uses
texts of Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Robert Frost and, for The Poplar, a poem of Seamus Heaney, from The Spirit Level, Farrar, Strauss, Giroux: 1996.
Used with permission.
Copyright 1996 Frank Retzel (APNM-BMI)
Summer Songs for soprano and piano ---- from a live concert at LeFrak Concert
Queens College, CUNY (LICA Concert)
November 18, 2004
Elizabeth Farnum, soprano
Lin Li, pianist
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I ---- Afternoon on a Hill (Edna St. Vincent Millay)
II --- Tavern (Millay)
III -- The Poplar (Seamus Heaney)
IV -- Colours and Rhymes (Millay)
V --- There Is a Singer (Robert Frost)
VI -- Warm Touch/Warm Thought (Vocalese - Song Without Words)
All texts used with permission.
All Music -- Copyright FRANK RETZEL (APNM - BMI)