Stop All The Clocks

page one of Stop All The Clocks

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Full details

'Stop All The Clocks' is a musical setting of one of W. H. Auden's most famous poems (featured in Four Weddings and a Funeral). The piece is composed for voice (high tenor) and piano and consists of four contrasting yet related sections that mirror the sentiment of each stanza. The music strongly reflects the mood of the poem and includes many elements that are symbolic to the composer on a more personal level. However, unlike the melancholic ending of Auden's composition, this setting evokes a feeling of renewal and hopefullness, thus becoming the composer's most autobiographical musical representaion.

Score ID
Year of composition
W. H. Auden
Difficult (Grades 7+)
6 minutes
Voice + keyboard
Modern classical music

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