Summer. Life. Song

For Soprano, Clarinet, and String Quartet

Adolphus Hailstork

Text by Emily Dickinson
Score and Part(s)
Performing Ensemble: Voice and Instrument
Instrumentation: Voice, Clarinet in Bb, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Violoncello
Item Number: 111-40277
Duration: 20:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Custom Print, 4-5 days


Quick Overview

A set of nine songs on poems of Emily Dickinson, matched beautifully by Hailstork's musical text. Emotional scenery runs from Dickinson's playful side to the deeply moving "If I Can Stop One Heart from Breaking." Also available: Voice and Piano (111-40276)

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Scores & Parts

Summer. Life. Song. - Set of Parts
Summer. Life. Song. - Full Score - Study

Additional Information


1. I Shall Keep Singing
2. Answer July
3. As Children Bid The Guests Goodnight
4. Perhaps You'd Like to Buy a Flower
5. Over The Fence
6. It's Easy to Invent a Life
7. If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking
8. This Is My Letter To The World
9. Tie The Strings To My Life