LABYRINTHS

Composer: 

Alternate Title: 

Three Songs on poetry of W. S. Merwin

Print Edition Price: 

$32.95 score with parts
$15.95 score only

Year Authored (or revised): 

1980

Instrumentation : 

high voice, vcl, pno

Duration (min): 

10

Movements-Titles: 

MEMORY OF THE LOSS OF WINGS
THE SEARCH
A DOOR

Text Source/Author: 

W.S. Merwin; From the collection Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment; New York: Atheneum Press, 1973. Used with permission of the poet.

Recording: 

Lucy Shelton on CD "Burning Questions"; Furious Artisans 6813

First Performance: 

November 26, 1991 - John Uhlenhopp (tenor), Deborah Yamak (cello), Steven Vosatka (piano); New School for Social Research, NYC

Ensemble Type: 

solo voice(s)+2 to 6 instruments

"Memory of the Loss of Wings", the first song of the cycle (scored for voice and piano only), is available as a separate item.

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