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Between the Limbs, Music

"Between the Limbs, Music" is a set of four songs that deal with themes of love, life and death. "The Book of Hungers" establishes the idea that we are all connected by our mortality and desire for love. "Hummingbird" moves into the wonderful realm of young love—pure, fantastic passion. "Autumn Dusk" is about mature love – a love that has endured. "Between the Limbs, Music" reflects on the paradox of life – there cannot be joy without sorrow, passion without solitude or life and love without death to drive us forward, make us yearn. It ends with a soaring “ah” – an expression of joy and passion.

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for Carolyn Campfield

Solo Voice
Voicing or Instrumentation: 
Soprano and piano
Audio Credits: 
Two Sides Sounding: Eleanor Taylor, soprano and Jocelyn Dueck, piano
Text Author/Source: 
Joan Wolf Prefontaine
Year Composed: 
Note to Performers: At Hummingbird Press, we operate on the honor system. It is expected that singers and collaborative pianists will purchase their own copies for performances and will make no illegal reproductions.
SKU: HP05-01