When I am dead my dearest (1967)
voice and piano
This short song of dreamy sorrow and hope for voice and piano is a setting of words by Christina Rossetti. Its sustained and expressive vocal line, supported by rich harmony, make it a popular recital choice. The score contains versions in high and low keys, making it suitable for all voices.
Currently in the ABRSM singing syllabus.
Printed copies are available to order from Colne Edition in the UK at £4.95 per copy plus postage, delivery approximately two weeks.
Digital downloads / pdfs (prices vary, so do check both sites – but cheaper and quicker than print) are available worldwide from Sheet Music Plus or Sheet Music Direct