Christina Rossetti

Though Christina Rossetti was British, her poetry has been set by countless American composers.

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About

Born in London, Rossetti’s brother, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, was a famous painter and poet, and their home became an artistic meeting place for the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a group of artists.

Rossetti is known for her mystic lyrics and ballads.

–Christie Finn

Related Information

Books

The Complete Poems (Penguin Classics)

By Christina Rossetti

Songs

5 Songs For Children

Song Collection

Lita Grier

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Amy Lowell

Walter De la Mare

Christina Rossetti

Emily Huntington Miller

A Hope Carol

David Conte

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Three Poems of Christina Rossetti

Birthday

Richard Pearson Thomas

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Twilight

Bitter For Sweet

Simon Sargon

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Bitter for Sweet

Bitter for Sweet

Song Collection

Simon Sargon

Christina Rossetti

By the Waters of Babylon

Simon Sargon

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Bitter for Sweet

Days and Nights

Song Collection

Lori Laitman

Robert Browning

Emily Dickinson

Christina Rossetti

Echo

David Conte

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Three Poems of Christina Rossetti

Good-Bye, op. 59, no. 4

Horatio Parker

Christina Rossetti

Holy Innocents

Simon Sargon

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Bitter for Sweet

Mirage

Richard Pearson Thomas

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Twilight

My Heart is like a Singing Bird

Miriam Gideon

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Wing'd Hour

Rest

David Conte

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Three Poems of Christina Rossetti

Song

Libby Larsen

E. E. Cummings

Song

Simon Sargon

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Bitter for Sweet

Song

Richard Pearson Thomas

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Twilight

Sound Sleep

Simon Sargon

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Bitter for Sweet

The Nantucket Songs

Song Collection

Ned Rorem

Theodore Roethke

Christina Rossetti

William Carlos Williams

Three Poems of Christina Rossetti

Song Collection

David Conte

Christina Rossetti

Twilight

Song Collection

Richard Pearson Thomas

Christina Rossetti

When I Am Dead

George Whitefield Chadwick

Christina Rossetti

Who Has Seen the Wind?

Lita Grier

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: 5 Songs For Children

Women's Voices

Song Collection

Ned Rorem

Emily Dickinson

Christina Rossetti

Elinor Wylie

Wrestling

Simon Sargon

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Bitter for Sweet

Audio

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    Sheet Music

    The Nantucket Songs

    Composer(s): Ned Rorem

    Voice Type: High

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    Twilight

    Composer(s): Richard Pearson Thomas

    Voice Type: High

    Buy via Classical Vocal Reprints

    Wing'd Hour

    Composer(s): Miriam Gideon

    Song(s): 1. Silent Noon
    2. My Heart is like a Singing Bird
    3. Autumn

    Voice Type: High

    Buy via Sheet Music Plus

    Women's Voices

    Composer(s): Ned Rorem

    Voice Type: High

    Buy via Boosey & Hawkes

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