The Evening Star (Vincent d'Indy)

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  • (Posted 2023-10-10)  CPDL #76203:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-10-10).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 147 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: The Evening Star
Composer: Vincent d'Indy
Lyricist: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1915 Silver, Burdett and Company
Description: Commissioned for a collection of part-songs published in the United States for use by school choirs.

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Original text and translations

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Just above yon sandy bar,
As the day grows fainter and dimmer,
Lonely and lovely, a single star
Lights the air with a dusky glimmer.

from the poem CHRYSAOR