Every Night and Every Morn

Poet:  William Blake (1757-1827)

Source:  Songs and Proverbs of William Blake

Date of Composition:  1965 (Apr. 6)

Publication: Faber, 1965

Voice Difficulty Level: Moderately Difficult

Subject:  The state of human souls.

Range:  Bb3 – F5

Tessitura:  G4 – C5

Tempo:  Gently moving; 2/4 – 3/4

Duration:  02:58

Vocal Characteristics: Short phrases; some larger leaps; two high-lying phrases; mostly quarter and half note rhythms;

Piano Difficulty Level:  Difficult

Accompaniment Characteristics: Flowing eighth notes in the left hand with chords in the right hand; gesture reverses; contrary motion eighth notes between hands;

Additional Comments: Meter shifts without indication

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