WORKS for VOICE

Collected New Art Songs

2018

35 minutes; for Mezzo Soprano and Piano.

A collection of art songs for mezzo with piano accompaniment. Featuring the poetry of: Sylvia Plath, Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Edgar Allan Poe, E. E. Cummings, Walt Whitman, and an original text by the composer. With a flair for neo-romantic familiarity and a spice of jazz harmonies and rhythms, these pieces can be performed in any combination or order.

Epitaph For Fire And Flower (text by Sylvia Plath)

I Am The Only Being (text by Emily Brontë)

If Thou Must Love Me (text by Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

The Lake (text by Edgar Allan Poe)

Possibility (text by the composer)

Somewhere I Have Never Travelled (text by E. E. Cummings)

Time To Come (text by Walt Whitman)

Premieres in 2018 by Meghan Dibble and 2019 by Carrie Hennessey.

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