Cantata da Requiem - WW II Poems for Peace (originally titled Voices of Women in Wartime)

Song Cycle by Gloria Coates (b. 1938)

Word count: 325

1. Aria: Junge Witwe [sung text checked 1 time]

Die Räume wurden mir zu eng
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2. Recitative: BBC Weather Report [sung text checked 1 time]

Temperatures have soared to
Almost summer levels
Making conditions ideal for
Bombing offensives.

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Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani

3. Aria: The Flying Bombers; ideas and thoughts of Phyllis McGinley in 1942 [sung text checked 1 time]

Through the air, beyond the breeze
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4. Rezitativ: Brief der Lehrerin Elfriede Birndorfer [sung text checked 1 time]

Ein paar Zeilen, die ich gelesen habe
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5. Aria: Rinne, Regen, Rinne; aus einer bayerischen Zeitung von 1943 [sung text checked 1 time]

Rinne, Regen, rinne
Auf den Sand und
Auf die Steine
Rinne allerwegen
Und weine.

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Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani

6. Aria: All These Dyings; thoughts of Marianne Moore from In Distrust of Merits, 1942 [sung text checked 1 time]

All the world is an orphans home
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