Ned Rorem

Ned Rorem (1923-2022)

Nationality: American
Born: October 23, 1923, Richmond, Indiana Died: November 18, 2022, New York, New York (age 99)

Romeo and Juliet

(for flute and guitar)
2:28 I. I ne're saw true beauty till this night
2:25 II. Queen Mab hath been with you
2:43 III. How silver - sweet sound lovers' tongues by night
1:31 IV. O serpent heart …
1:11 V. … sad hours seem long
2:37 VI. … it was the nightingale
1:39 VII. Come weep with me
1:50 VIII. … empty tigers
3:02 IX. … never was a story of more woe
Composed: 1977 (age 53-54)
1 recording, 9 videos
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2:28
Fenwick Smith, David Leisner
I. I ne're saw true beauty till this night
2:25
Fenwick Smith, David Leisner
II. Queen Mab hath been with you
2:43
Fenwick Smith, David Leisner
III. How silver - sweet sound lovers' tongues by night
1:31
Fenwick Smith, David Leisner
IV. O serpent heart …
1:11
Fenwick Smith, David Leisner
V. … sad hours seem long
2:37
Fenwick Smith, David Leisner
VI. … it was the nightingale
1:39
Fenwick Smith, David Leisner
VII. Come weep with me
1:50
Fenwick Smith, David Leisner
VIII. … empty tigers
3:02
Fenwick Smith, David Leisner
IX. … never was a story of more woe