Songs Of Inanna and Dumuzi

For Contralto and Piano, Based On Ancient Sumerian Texts

George Rochberg

Text by Francesca Rochberg-Halton
Piano Reduction/Vocal Score
Item Number: 111-40088
Number of Pages: 63
Duration: 0:25:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print


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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.

Songs Of Inanna and Dumuzi

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I. sa lam-lam-ma
II. He blossoms, he abounds
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
VII. Luxuriant heart