Childe Emilie

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Childe Emilie is the first song cycle in Leo Smit's massive song cycle The Ecstatic Pilgrimage. Childe Emilie is made up of 14 songs and bears the subtitle "14 songs about memories and fantasies of childhood."

Date: 1990Composer: Leo SmitText: Emily Dickinson

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About

The Ecstatic Pilgrimage is comprised of six song cycles, totaling 76 songs. All of the songs set the poetry of Emily Dickinson. The cycle was composed between 1988-1990. Please visit the page for The Ecstatic Pilgrimage for more information.

For inquiries about Leo Smit, please contact Nils Vigeland at [email protected].net.

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Song List

1. I was the slightest in the House — | Text: Emily Dickinson
2. Through lane it lay — through bramble — | Text: Emily Dickinson
3. It troubled me as once I was — | Text: Emily Dickinson
4. The Child’s faith is new — | Text: Emily Dickinson
5. Softened by Time’s consummate plush | Text: Emily Dickinson
6. Papa above! | Text: Emily Dickinson
7. We talked as Girls do — | Text: Emily Dickinson
8. They shut me up in Prose — | Text: Emily Dickinson
9. I cried at Pity — not at Pain — | Text: Emily Dickinson
10. Let Us play Yesterday — | Text: Emily Dickinson
11. A loss of something ever felt I — | Text: Emily Dickinson
12. Good Morning — Midnight — | Text: Emily Dickinson
13. Up Life’s Hill with my my little Bundle | Text: Emily Dickinson
14. I’m ceded — I’ve stopped being Theirs — | Text: Emily Dickinson

Sheet Music

Childe Emilie

Composer(s): Leo Smit

Song(s): 1. I was the slightest in the House
2. Through lane it lay - through bramble
3. It troubled me as once I was
4. The Child's faith is new
5. Softened by Time's consummate plush
6. Papa above!
7. We talked as Girls do
8. They shut me up in Prose
9. I cried at Pity - not at Pain
10. Let Us play Yesterday
11. A loss of something ever felt I
12. Good Morning - Midnight
13. Up Life's Hill with my little Bundle
14. I'm ceded - I've stopped being Theirs

Voice Type: Mezzo-Soprano, Soprano

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