Syllables of Velvet, Sentences of Plush

(1989)

7 songs for Soprano and Piano, on letters of Emily Dickinson


Duration:
14 minutes


Composition:
1989 — New Haven, CT


Dedication:
In memory of Jeanne, Jessie and Nancy


First Performance:
Jayne West, soprano
Karen Sauer, piano
Sunday, March 10, 1991
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA


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The audio selection in the player to the right features Jayne West, soprano and Karen Sauer, piano. Used with the permission of the composer. To listen, please click on the track name itself.


Songs:


1 - To Eudocia C. Flynt
2 - To T.W. Higginson
3 - To Emily Fowler (Ford)
4 - To Samuel Bowles the younger
5 - To Eugenia Hall
6 - To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson)
7 - To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson)


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