Sonnets From the Portuguese (composed by Libby Larsen, set to Elizabeth Barrett Browning's ca. 1845 work of the same title)

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premiered August 3, 1989 by Arleen Auger, soprano, at the Aspen Music Festival.

Annotation last modified on 2015-07-11 09:39 UTC.

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composer: Libby Larsen
lyricist: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
premiered at: Aspen Music Festival 1989 (1989-08-03)
is based on: Sonnets from the Portuguese (collection of 44 love sonnets written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning)
parts: 1. Sonnets From the Portuguese: I. I Thought Once how Theocritus Had Sung
2. Sonnets From the Portuguese: II. My Letters!
3. Sonnets From the Portuguese: III. With the Same Heart, I Said, I'll Answer Thee
4. Sonnets From the Portuguese: IV. If I Leave All for Thee
5. Sonnets From the Portuguese: V. Oh, Yes!
6. Sonnets From the Portuguese: VI. How Do I Love Thee?