10 Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 108


Emily Dickinson was Arthur Farwell's favorite poet. During his sixties and seventies, he set thirty-nine of her poems to music. Thirty-four were published posthumously in Boosey & Hawkes' two-volume Thirty-Four Songs on Poems of Emily Dickinson by Arthur Farwell. 10 Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 108 is in the second volume.

Below are listed excerpts from this song cycle. These excerpts have been recorded by tenor and American song scholar Paul Sperry on his album Paul Sperry Sings Romantic American Songs.

Selected Songs from 10 Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 108:

2. "The Butterfly"
7. "Ample Make This Bed"
8. "I'm Nobody"
9. "Papa Above!"

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