Sonnets From the Portuguese(1991)
Sonnets From the Portuguese sets six poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and is originally scored for soprano and chamber orchestra.
The audio for "If I Leave All For Thee" and "How Do I Love Thee," provided in the media player to the right, is made possible through a collaboration between the Hampsong Foundation and SongFest. The performers are Anne Jennifer Nash, soprano, and Donna Loewy, piano, and this performance took place at Pepperdine University at SongFest 2010. To listen, please click on the track itself.
A piano/vocal version of the cycle is also published.
Please see Ms. Larsen's website for detailed information concerning the song cycle: Libby Larsen's Sonnets From the Portuguese.
- 1. I Thought Once How Theocritus...
- 2. My Letters!
- 3. With the Same Heart, I Said, I'll Answer Thee
- 4. If I Leave All For Thee
- 5. Oh, Yes!
- 6. How Do I Love Thee?