“THERE IS RUIN AND DECAY IN THE HOUSE ON THE HILL…”
COPLAND, Aaron. The House on the Hill. Boston: E.C. Schirmer, circa 1960. Octavo, original self wrappers; pp.11. $250.
Later edition of the piano-vocal sheet music, signed by Copland above his printed name on the first page of music.
Originally published in 1925 as one of the pieces in Two Choruses, The House on the Hill uses words from Edward Arlington Robinson’s “Children of the Night.” Scored for four female parts and piano.
A fine signed copy.