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"Letter to Abiah" (piano/vocal score reduction)

Year of composition
2005
Lyricist
Emily Dickinson
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
13 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available
Related scores

- Update 6/07 reflects some corrections in tempi.

This is a piano/vocal reduction of the score "Letter to Abiah" for chamber ensemble and (mezzo) soprano. It is based on an 1850 letter written by Emily Dickinson to her childhood friend Abiah Root. Playback of the full instrumental score and voice can be heard by clicking on the below associated score "Letter to Abiah".

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