Songs from "Letter to a Daughter"

Songs from "Letter to a Daughter"

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Instrumentation
Female Voice and Piano
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Year Authored (or revised)
Duration (min)
12 minutes
Movements
1. I was maiden-head hunted
2. Said woman, said child no more
3. Lullaby - kisses and cream
4. Nothing comes easy
5. Child like you
6. I was maiden-head hunted (reprise)

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Description

The play is a monologue of a mother (a former cabaret singer)writing to her estranged daughter.  The mother sings the 5 songs during the course of the play.  The songs work well as a set apart from a performance of the play.    

Comments

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First Perfomance
Dennison University Theatre, Granville Ohio 1996 (Songs commissioned by Dennison University for their production starring Amy Cane)
Recording
Private recording only available by request from the composer
Text Language - Non English

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Text Source/Author
Lyrics by Arnold Wesker from his one woman play "Letter to a Daughter".
Ensemble Type
voice+keyboard
Genre/Theme
musical theater
jazz influence

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Audio
Letter to a Daughter -complete.mp3
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