Just now, Out of the strange Still dusk . . . as strange, as still . . . A white moth flew . . . Why am I grown So cold?
About the headline (FAQ)Note: Bottelier's setting begins with the title "The warning"
- by Adelaide Crapsey (1878 - 1914), "The warning", appears in Verse, first published 1915 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by George Antheil (1900 - 1959), "The warning", published 1934 [high voice and piano], from Five Songs, no. 5. [text not verified]
- by Ina Bottelier (b. 1943), "The warning" [voice and accordion], from Five Cinquains, no. 4. [text verified 1 time]
- by Harrison Kerr (1897 - 1978), "A white moth flew", published 1952, from Six Songs for Voice and Piano to Poems by Adelaide Crapsey, no. 6. [text not verified]
- by Lewis Spratlan (b. 1940), "Moth", published 1977 [soprano and piano], from Images [text not verified]
- by Anthony Strilko (b. 1931), "The warning", published 1955 [soprano and SATB chorus a cappella], from Three Cinquains [text not verified]
- by Ben Brian Weber (1916 - 1979), "The warning", op. 15 (Five songs) no. 5 (1941). [text not verified]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2004-05-07
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