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William Bolcom
Theatrical Songs - High Voice

Night, Make My Day
Carol - Neighbors On This Frosty Tide
River Song
The Fight Song
The Curse
Tears At The Happy Hour
The Same Thing (The Office Girl's Lament)
I Feel Good
I Remember
I'll Be By
When We Built The Church
Messing About In Boats
Rat's Song
The Bird's Song
Let's Go Take A Spin Around The Moon
The World Has Had Great Heroes
When The Toad Came Home
On A Statue Of A Runner
Unlucky Eutichus
An Encaustic Painting
Timomarchus's Picture Of Medea, In Rome
Praxiteles' Aphrodite
People Change
Those
Food Song #1
Food Song #2
I Will Never Forgive You
Songette
Not Even A Haiku
Maxim #1
Maxim #2
Anyone
Finale: Mystery Of The Song?
This Is A Face
Since I Have
The Rabbit
I Am Not Free
For Me
From Wandering
Beware
I Wouldn't Die
For Everything
I Have Climbed
The Last Days Of Mankind
May I Feel
Vaslav's Song
A Great Man's Child
There Stood Love
You Cannot Have Me Now - Or, The Military Orgy
I Can See A Time
Lime Jello Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise

51 songs, including music from Casino Paradise, Dynamite Tonite, Greatshot, The Wind in the Willows, Ancient Cabaret, Minicabs, Songs to Dance, and songs not from a show, set, or cycle (Lime Jello Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise and more). With notes on the songs, manuscript facsimiles, and composer comments. Includes several first editions and first-time transpositions. There are different songlists for the High Voice and Medium/Low Voice editions. There are excellent notes by the composer on all of the songs detailing their genesis and background and setting the scenes for those from shows. Some of the songs received a premiere performance, and some were composed for shows that 'never got off the ground,' as the composer says...'The Last Days of Mankind' (first publication) is a song composed for a project discussed but apparently never set in motion. It is a setting of a terrifying war poem by Frank McGuinness that takes the form of a death march in C minor...In giddy contrast to the war poem is Bolcom's own 'Lime Jello Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise'...This collection of selected earlier songs of William Bolcom is a source for unusual material, much of which is theatrical in nature and some of which is more like art song. Singers looking for something different will find good material here.--Journal of Singing

Item code: 10243B | Songbook | $24.95 add item to cart
Classical | Voice and Piano | High | 192 Pages | Softcover | 9 x 12
884088663087 | 1476801975 | 00220377

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