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Solo Voices

Most scores will be available spring, 2017 through MusicSpoke. Until then, please contact the composer to order.

The Wild Iris

text by Louise Glück
soprano and piano (6 songs, 25 min.)
mezzo-soprano and piano

The Twelve Kisses

text from the Song of Songs, in Hebrew and English
coloratura soprano, clarinet, piano (5 songs, 25 min.)

Need-Fire

text by Becky Gould Gibson
coloratura soprano and piano (3 extended songs, 45 min.)

Ariel Exits

text by Shakespeare, from The Tempest
countertenor and viol consort (6 songs, 13 min.)
mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet, piano

Breadmaking

text by Rumi, trans. Barks
high voice and improvising instrumental drone (8 min.)

Blackbird Variations

text by Wallace Stevens
high soprano and piano (9 min.)
high soprano and marimba

The Burning Harp (complete)

text by Rumi, trans. Barks
high voice and piano (12 songs, 40 min.)
medium voice and piano
low voice and piano

The Burning Harp, Book I: Sleep

text by Rumi, trans. Barks
high voice and piano (4 songs, 16 min.)
medium voice and piano
low voice and piano

The Burning Harp, Book II: Music

text by Rumi, trans. Barks
high voice and piano (4 songs, 12 min.)
medium voice and piano
low voice and piano

The Burning Harp, Book III: Dead, Then Alive

text by Rumi, trans. Barks
high voice and piano (4 songs, 12 min.)
medium voice and piano
low voice and piano

Canticle Variations

text by St. Francis of Assisi
mezzo-soprano and violin (8 mvts. 20 min.)

Cassie Leaves Nebraska

text from the dustbowl diaries of Cassie Berdine (7 songs, 18 min.)
coloratura soprano, lyric soprano, dramatic mezzo-soprano and piano

The Dante Samadhi

text by Dante Alighieri from Paradiso, canto XXXIII, trans. Lombardo
high soprano and cello (1 mvt. 30 min.)

Dissolver of Sugar

arrangements from The Burning Harp
medium voice and piano trio (4 songs, 12 min.)

Gazelles

text by Forrest Pierce
soprano and piano (5 songs, 14 min.)
mezzo-soprano and piano

The Little Book of Sappho

text by Sappho, trans. Lombardo
soprano and string quartet (5 songs, 12 min.)

Moses and the Shepherd

text by Rumi, trans. Barks
high voice and any instrumental drone (8 min.)
medium voice and any instrumental drone

Seven Visions of Rabia

text by Rabi’a al-Adawwiya, trans. Upton
mezzo-soprano and cello (7 songs, 20 min.)

The Silent Land

solo cantata
text from KJV
high soprano and organ (20 songs, 70 min.)

Stabat Mater

text traditional, in latin
high soprano and organ (6 min.)