1.Heart, We Will Forget Him: 2.Letter from Emily.
Ten individual songs written at different times. Includes: Will There Really Be a Morning; Sweet River; When Children Are Playing Alone On the Green; Waterbird; Awake the Sleeping Sun; A Package of Cookies; Epitaph of a Young Girl; and more. With composer's notes.
Contents: ballad on Queen Anne's Death -- For Your Delight -- Maiden Snow -- Postcard from Spain -- Softly the Summer -- Some Sheep Are Loving -- Spring -- Wild Plum. With a foreword by Paul Sperry.
Contents: Afternoon on a Hill (Edna St. Vincenty Millay) -- The Giver of Stars (Amy Lowell) -- The Taxi (Amy Lowell). Commissioned by the Marilyn Horne Foundation and The ASCAP Foundation/Charles Kingsford Fund. Premiered by Jamie Barton and Kathleen Kelly in New York, January 2009.
Written for mezzo soprano Glenda Maurice and pianist Ruth Palmer and premiered in St. Paul, in June 1990. Contains 5 songs.
A cycle of five songs on texts by : James Joyce, e.e. cummings, Jose Garcia Villa, James Purdy and Gertrudy Stein. Commissioned in 1989 by Art Song Minnesota, sponsored by the Univ. of Minnesota. The original Medium Voice, is also available.
Contents: Evening Hours -- When Orpheus Played -- Epitaph on a Wife -- Come Ready and See Me.
Contents: The Astronomers -- Isaac Greentree -- My Master Hath a Garden -- Birds, U.S.A. -- Come Ready and See Me -- Sweet Suffolk Owl -- I Do -- Bartholomew Green.
Contents: 1. Arise, My Love -- 2. White Fields -- 3. Under the Greenwood Tree -- 4. Care-Charming Sleep -- 5. The Elephant Is Slow to Mate -- 6. God of the Sheep -- 7. Green Woods Are Dumb -- 8. Weep No More -- 9. Are They Shadows That We See? -- 10. The Whales of California. A collection of…