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Songs of Inanna and Dumuzi

For Contralto and Piano, Based On Ancient Sumerian Texts

By George Rochberg

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Piano, Contralto
For Contralto and Piano, Based On Ancient Sumerian Texts. Composed by George Rochberg. Piano reduction/vocal score. With Standard notation. Duration 25 minutes. Theodore Presser Company #111-40088. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.111400880).

Item Number: PR.111400880

Text: Francesca Rochberg-Halton.

A masterful song cycle based on ancient Sumerian cunieform texts expressing the love between the young shepherd god Dumuzi and Inanna, goddess of love. A luxurious edition with transliterated and translated texts by Francesca Rochberg-Halton and illustrations by Fritz Janschka. For college, conservatory, professional. Difficult.

  • I. sa lam-lam-ma 
  • Ii. He Blossoms, He Abounds (Ba-Lam Ba-Lam-Lam) 
  • Iii. She Calls For The Bed Of Joy (Invocation I) 
  • Iii. She Calls For The Bed Of Joy / Iv. He-Tum-Tum 
  • V. lu-bi-mu lu-bi-mu 
  • Vi. May The Tigris And The Euphrates (Invocation Ii) 
  • VII. Luxuriant heart