Soldier Songs

(1946)

Hugo Weisgall's Soldier Songs were composed between 1944 and 1946 for baritone and orchestra. An arrangement for baritone and piano was published in 1953. The songs feature the poetry of various American poets, such as e. e. cummings, Herman Melville, Karl Shapiro as well as British and Australian poets.


Songs:


1. Lord, I Have Seen Too Much (Karl Shapiro)
2. Suicide in Trenches (Siegfried Sassoon, British)
3. The Dying Airman (Anonymous)
4. my sweet old etcetera (e. e. cummings)
5. The Dying Solder (Isaac Rosenberg, British)
6. Fife Tune (John Manifold, Australian)
7. Futility (Wilfred Owen, British)
8. The Leveller (Robert Graves, British)
9. Shiloh: A Requiem (Herman Melville)


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