Songs of Inanna and Dumuzi
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
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