Lonely Night

Album: Seven Sappho Songs for soprano and piano (1904)

Songfacts®:

  • "Lonely Night" by Bliss Carmen and Ivor Gurney is the seventh and final song in the song cycle Seven Sappho Songs for soprano and piano; the first is "Soft Was The Wind".

    According to Richard Carder in the notes to the aforementioned pamphlet, in "Lonely Night", the lovers have parted, and Sappho looks back with an overwhelming sense of loss. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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