Eliot Excerpts

Composer: 

Year Authored (or revised): 

2013

Scoring: 

Soprano, Bass-Baritone, Piano

Duration (min): 

7

Text Source/Author: 

T.S. Eliot, THE WASTE LAND (1922) (PD as of 1998)

I. Opening Eliot
II. More Eliot
III. Ending Eliot

A setting of three excerpts from T.S. Eliot's poem The Waste Land for soprano, bass-baritone and piano.  It attempts to capture the emotional sensibility of each passage in the poem: the Preamble (in Latin), a dialogue between a man and a woman (lines 111-138 of the poem, and the final stanza of the poem.

 

Vocal range(s) :
Soprano  f# to f#1
Bass-baritone  B-flat to e-flat

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