FOUR SONGS ON POEMS OF ADRIENNE RICH

Composer: 

Print Edition Price: 

$15.25

Year Authored (or revised): 

2018

Scoring: 

Soprano, piano

Duration (min): 

9

Text Source/Author: 

All four poems are by Adrienne Rich (1929-2012), copyright by the ADRIENNE RICH LITERARY TRUST (100% ownership) and licensed for these settings is by permission from the Frances Goldin Literary Agency

Purely Local
Night
Living in Sin
The Springboard

 

Early poems of Adrienne Rich, dating from the late 1940s to mid-1950s. Purely Local is dedicated to the poet's son, Pablo Conrad. Night is dedicated to mezzo-soprano Christine Schadeberg.The Springboard is dedicated to soprano Bethany Beardslee.

Purely Local and The Springboard: Collected Poems: 1950-2012 copyright 1979, 1951 from A CHANGE OF WORLD.
For Night: Collected Poems: 1950-2012 copyright 1950.
For Living in Sin: Collected Poems: 1950-2012 copyright 1983, 1955 from THE DIAMOND CUTTERS.

Ensemble Type: 

voice+keyboard

Vocal ranges:

Purely Local D-flat4 - A-flat 5
Night B3 - A5
Living in Sin F4 - C-flat5
The Springboard G-flat4 - A-flat5

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