Charles Ives (1874-1954)

Nov. 2, 1920 (An Election) (1920 -1921)

for medium voice and piano

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1920 - 1921
    • Duration : 4 mn
    • Publisher : Merion Music, 114 songs
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      William Winter (1836-1917)

Detailed formation
  • unspecified soloist voice [médium] , piano

Premiere information

  • Date : 17 June 1959
    Location :

    États-Unis, Bennington, VT, Bennington College


    Performers :

    Frank Baker : voix et Henry Brant : piano.

Observations

sous-titres : Soliloquy of an old man whose son lies in "Flanders Fields" It is the day after election; he is sitting by the roadside ; Looking down the valley towards the station ;  Songs, and Mercury song-sheet ; Voting ballots nothing but names.