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BACHLUND, Gary  (b. 1947)

A Government Song - (2009)    

    for medium voice and piano

 

Love Charm - (1994)

    One act opera for eight singers and chamber ensemble

 

A Sunshiny Thought - (1989 / rev. 2009)    

   for high voice and piano

 

A Vase of Carnations - (2005 / rev. 2009)    

    for high voice and piano

 

Alice - (2001-2004)

        Opera in two acts, for soli and orchestra

        Adapted from Lewis Carroll by Gary Bachlund & Marilyn Barnett

        After the stories of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass."

 

Après un petit déjeuner - (2003)     

    for medium voice and piano

 

Chump Change - variations on Mulberry Bush - (2009)      

    for high voice and piano

 

Crisis - (2009)   

   for medium or high voice and piano

 

Hot House Ballads - (1991/2008)     

   for medium voice and piano

        i.    Hot and Blue

        ii.   Heavenly Days

        iii.  Hot House

        iv.  No Body Blues

 

I'm very fond of Cummings' words - (1989/2008)     

   for medium voice and piano

 

Johnny B Blue and Suzy Q - (2013)   

   for medium voice and piano

Little Questions - (1992)     
    for medium voice and piano

 

Love Songs for Dorothy (1990 / rev. 2009)    

   for mezzo soprano and piano

        i.    Romance Novel

        ii.   Cigarette Smoke

        iii.  What About It?

        iv.  Jumbled

        v.   A Litany of Symptoms

 

Love you, too! - (2010)    

   for medium voice and piano

 

Merry-go-round - (2009)     

   for medium voice and piano

Modern Art - (2009)     

   for medium voice and piano

 

Musicological Marx - (2010)    

   for medium voice and piano

 

Oh it's always someone else's fault - (2009)     

   for medium voice and piano

 

Old Age Blues - (2008)     

   for medium voice and piano    

 

Politics - (2008)     

   for medium voice and piano

Politics is where the Pig, in Poets on Pigs (2005), an anthology

 

Psalm 16 - (1998)    

    Rhymed paraphrase (SATB and organ)

 

Prelude to a Fable - (1994)    

    One act opera for two singers and chamber ensemble

 

Raise those taxes! - (2009)

   for medium or high voice and piano

 

Requiem for the Victims of AIDS - (1991)     

        i.     Lesson - "Remember me"
        ii.    Introit - "Requiem aeternam"
        iii.    Sequence - "Of Events"
        iv.   Vigil - "Room A-460"
        v.    Offertory - "Litany of Finger Pointing"
        vi.   Sanctus - "Holy are the Victims"
        vii.   Libera me - "Fear Not Death"
        viii.  In paradisum - "The Quilt"

Sarah and Sandy and Sally and Sue - (2007, rev. 2008)    

   for soprano and piano

 

Si mundus vult decipi - (2008)

   for high voice and piano

 

Songs for the Victim of AIDS - (1991)   
    for medium or low voice and piano 
        i.      Clever Death, Stupid Death
        ii.     It was a cross
        iii.     Room A-460
        iv.    Yesterday
        v.     A Litany of Finger Pointing
        vi.    The Quilt

 

Sweet Sung Praises - (1996)    

     Treble voices divisi

 

The Bureaucrat's Memo - (2010)    

    for medium voice and piano

 

The Double Standard Song - (2009)    

     for low or medium voice and piano

The Emperor's New Clothes - (1994)   

    One act opera for eight singers and chamber ensemble.

 

The Little Match Girl - (1994)   

        One act opera for soprano solo and chamber ensemble

 

The One God, Praise - (2001)    

        (Baritone solo, SATB divisi and organ)

 

The Quilt - (1991)    
    for high voice and piano

 

The Social Democrat's Song - (2008)    

   for medium voice and piano

Three Abortion Carols - (2007)         

    for medium voice and piano

        i.    Away in a Basin

        ii.   O Little Child Unwanted

        iii.  Silent child, wholly defiled

 

Three Songs for Roger - (2009)    

    for baritone and piano

        i.    Life

        ii.   Who Am I?

        iii.  Love

 

Weeping Is A Comfort - (1991)    
    for high voice and piano

 

Who's gonna pull the welfare wagon? - (2013)    

   for medium voice and piano

BACHLUND, Gordon  (b. 1933)

The Wild Horse Travels  (2005)     

   for tenor and piano

BACHLUND, Virginia   (1909-2000)  

 

           Two Simple Songs - (2005)    

                for soprano or mezzo soprano and piano

 

BARNETT, Marilyn (b. 1954)

 

         Alice - (2001-2004)

             Opera in two acts, for soli and orchestra

                   Adapted from Lewis Carroll by Gary Bachlund & Marilyn Barnett

                   After the stories of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass."

 

BARNETT, William Chambers II   (b. 1923)

 

         No Aigs fo Breakfast - (2008)    

                for medium voice and piano

 

BATES, Katharine Lee   (1859 - 1929)

Don't You See? - (2010)    

   for medium voice and piano

 

When Cap'n Tom comes home - (2010)    

   for soprano and piano

BAUCHE-EPPERS, Eva    (b. 1954)

Three Songs of a Woman - (2011)    

    for mezzo soprano and piano 
        i.     What Will I Be
        ii.     In Need
        iii.    Spiral

BAUDELAIRE, Charles   (1821-1867)

La Mort - (1990)    
    for medium voice and piano 
        i.     Prélude
        ii.     La Mort des Amant
        iii.    La Mort des Pauvres
        iv.    La Mort des Artistes
        v.     La Fin de la Jounée
        vi.    La Rêve d'un curieux
        vii.   Pour l'enfant
        viii.  Les vrais Voyageurs
        ix.    Interlude
        x.     Horreur!
        xi.    Pour le Voyage

BEADLE,  Samuel Alfred     (1857-1932)

After Church - (2009)    

   for medium voice and piano

BÉCQUER, Gustavo Adolpho   (1836-1870)

Las Canciones de Bécquer - (2001) 

    for tenor and piano

        i.     Hoy creo en Dios

        ii.    Un beso

        iii.   Olas gigantes

        iv.   ¡Qué hermoso!

        v.    La luz divina

BELLOC, Hilaire   (1870-1953)

From Cautionary Tales for Children - (2005)     

    for soprano or mezzo soprano and piano

        i.     Henry King

        ii.    Matilda (who told such dreadful lies)

        iii.   George (The boy who played with dangerous toys)

 

Lines for a Christmas Card - (2010)    

   for medium voice and piano

 

On the Death of a Politician - (2009)    

   for medium voice and piano

BERNSTEIN, Elsa   (1866-1949)

Rosenringel - (2011) in Zwölf Kinder-lieder für Erwachsene    

   for medium voice and piano

BERNSTEIN, Max   (1854-1925)

Frühlingsnacht - (2011)     

   for baritone and piano

BIBLE TEXTS

Az amar Shlomo - (1988)     

    I Kings 8:10-13, 21 - for medium voice and piano

 

Blessed Are You - (1998) (Beatitudes)

    (Mezzo soprano solo, SATB divisi choir a cappella)

 

David's Song -  (1968)     

    Psalm 9:1-3 (SATB divisi a cappella)

 

Der gute Hirte - (2002) Psalm 23 in German translation by Martin Luther     
    for soprano, mezzo soprano or baritone and organ

 

From the Song of Songs - (1998) Bible Texts edited by Julie Dalton Williamson    
    for soprano or mezzo soprano and piano
        i.     I am black, but comely
        ii.    My Love
        iii.   I am sick with love
        iv.   Return!
        v.    A Seal Upon Your Heart

 

If ye love Me, keep My commandments - (1971)     

    John 14:15-17 (SATB a cappella)

 

In the Shelter of the Most High

    Psalm 91:1 & 11

           also in A Book of Anthems

 

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis - (1999)

    English language texts as used at All Saints Church  (SATB and organ)

 

Seek Him - (1999)     

    Amos 5:8 (SATB and organ)

 

The Lord Is My Shepherd - (2008)    

   for baritone and harp (or piano)

 

Three Psalms - (2005) from The Scottish Psalter of 1635    
    for medium or low voice and organ
        i.     A Tree by the River Side - from Psalm 1 after Thomas Sternhold
        ii.    Like as the Hart - from Psalm 42 after John Hopkins
        iii.   Give Laud Unto the Lord - from Psalm 148 after John Pullain

 

Twelve Psalm Verses - (1995)

    (SATB divisi a cappella)

 

Va'ani Zot - (1974)     

    for high voice and piano

 

Vayomer shalcheni - (1978)    

     for tenor and piano

 

Venite - (2003)     

    Psalm 95:1-7  (English language text)  (SATB, piano and organ)

 

Yevarechecha - (2010)    

    Number 6:24-26 - for medium voice and guitar

BIERCE, Ambrose   (1842-1914)

A Prayer for Today - (1991)
    for medium voice and piano

 

A Rational Anthem - (1998)
    for medium voice 

 

Consolation - (1996)
    for medium voice and piano

 

Egotist - (2011)    

    for medium or high voice and piano

 

Election Day- (2009)     

    for medium voice and piano

 

Freedom - (2008)    

   for medium voice and piano

 

Opera, n. - (2008)    

   for high voice and piano

 

Politics - (2009)    

   for medium voice and piano

BLAKE, William    (1757-1827)  

The Divine Image - (2006)      

   for medium voice and piano

 

The Fly - (2015)    

   for medium voice and piano

 

Three Blake Settings - (1990)      
    for medium high voice and piano 
        i.     The Sick Rose
        ii.    The Lilly
        iii.    Ah! Sun-flower

BORMANN, Edwin   (1851-1912)

Der alte Marabu, in Das tierische Lied von der Erde (2001)     

    for bass and piano

BÖTTICHER, Hans   (1883-1934)

 see RINGELNATZ, Joachim      

BOURDILLON, Francis William (1852 - 1921)

The Debt Unpayable - (2009)    

    for medium voice and piano

BOURLAND, Roger (b. 1952)    

Spiritual Love Song - (2009)    

   for medium voice and piano

BRECHT, Bertholt   (1898-1956)

Hollywood - (1989)        
    for medium voice and piano 

BRENTANO, Clemens   (1778-1842)

Lore Lay - (1995)     
    for mezzo soprano and piano / mezzo soprano and orchestra 

 

O lieber Gott - (2008)        

    for medium voice and piano 

 

Wiegenlied - (2003)      
    for medium voice and piano 

BRONTË, Emily (1818-1848)

Fall, Leaves, Fall - (2015)    

   for medium voice and piano

 

'Tis moonlight - (2015)    

   for medium voice and piano

BROOKE, Rupert    (1887-1915)

The Dead, in  Songs of War (2004)

    for baritone and piano

BUCHANAN, Mary    (n.d.)

Piggy Patter, Piggy Platter, in Poets on Pigs (2005)

    for mezzo soprano and piano

BURGESS, Gelett     (1866–1951)

The Purple Cow - in Seven Silly Little Songs (2009)   

   for medium voice and piano

 

The Purple Cow Again - in Seven Silly Little Songs (2009)   

   for medium voice and piano

BURSTEIN, Mark    (n. d.)

I Will Love You Anywhere - (1999)  after Dr. Seuss    
    for medium voice and piano  

BUSCH, Wilhelm    (1832-1908)

 

         63 song settings

 

            Als ich ein kleiner Bube war - (2011)  in Zwölf Kinder-lieder für Erwachsene     

                for medium voice and piano

 

            Auf Wiedersehen - (2016 )     

                for baritone and piano

 

            Beschränkt - (2012)    

               for medium voice

 

            Bewaffneter Friede - (2012)    

               for medium voice and piano

 

            Bis auf weiters - (2013)    

               for bass or baritone and piano

 

            Busch-lieder - (2010)     

                eleven songs for baritone and piano

                  i.     Lüge und Wahrheit

                  ii.    Ein galantes Abenteuer

                  iii.   Die Rose sprach zum Mägdelein

                  iv.   Romanze

                  v.    Innerer Wert

                  vi.   Gute Nacht

                  vii.  Brüderlein

                  viii. Metapheren der Liebe

                  ix.   Die Zeit

                  x.    Sklaverei

                  xi.   Immer wieder

 

            Das Häschen- (2007)     

                for high or low voice and piano (two editions)

  

            Das Lied von der roten Nase - (2013)    

                for baritone and piano

 

            Denkst du- (2012)     

                for baritone or tenor and piano (two editions)

 

            Der alte Förster Püsterich - (2013)    

                   for baritone and piano

 

            Der alte Narr - (2012)     

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Der innere Architekt - (2013)     

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Die Selbstkritik hat viel für sich - (2012)     

                 for bass or baritone and piano

 

            Das traurige Röslein - (2013)    

                 for soprano or mezzo soprano and piano

 

            Drei alte Tanten - (2013)     

                 for mezzo soprano and piano

  

            Drum - (2013)    

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Eginhard und Emma - (2013)     

                 for medium voice and piano

  

            Ein Esel-lied - (2010)     

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Eine ungenehme Überraschung - (2012)    

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Er stellt sich vor sein Spiegelglas - (2012)    

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Es hatt' ein Müller eine Mühl' - (2015)    

                 for baritone and piano

 

            Es wohnen die hohen Gedanken - (2013)    

               for medium or low voice voice and piano

 

            Fortuna lächelt... - (2012)    

                    for medium voice and piano

 

            Geschmacksache - (2009)     

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Ich sah dich gern im Sonnenschein - (2010)    

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Individualität - (2009)     

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Jaja! Das kommt von das! - (2012)    

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Lache nicht - (2015)    

                 for bass baritone and piano

 

            Laß doch das ew'ge Fragen - (2016)    

                 for baritone and piano

 

            Mein kleinster Fehler - (2007)     

                 for medium high voice and piano

 

            O du, die mir die Liebste war - (2015)    

                 for baritone and piano

 

            Onkel Kaspers rote Nase - (2011)    

                 for baritone or bass and piano

 

            Pst - (2013)    

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Schein und Sein - (2008)     

                 for medium high voice and piano

 

            Seid mir nur nicht gar zu traurig - (2012)    

               for medium voice and piano

 

            Sie war ein Blümlein hübsch und fein - (2009)    

               for medium voice and piano

 

            So nicht - (2012)    

               for medium voice and piano

 

            So wars - (2012)    

               for soprano and piano

 

            Summa Summarum - (2009)    

                 for baritone and piano

 

            Teufelswurst - (2013)    

                 for baritone and piano

 

            Wankelmut - (2011)    

                 for bass or baritone and piano

 

            Wärst du ein Bächlein - (2008)     

                 for tenor and piano

 

            Was gibt es doch für Narren! - (2103)    

                 for baritone and piano

 

            Wenn mir mal ein Malheur passiert - (2015)    

                 for soprano and piano

 

            Wir Kinder der Vergangenheit - (2013)    

                 for medium voice and piano

 

            Woher, wohin? - (2012)    

                 for baritone and piano

 

            Vetter Franz auf dem Esel - (2011)    

                 for tenor and piano

 

            Vogel-lieder - (2010)    

                 for tenor and piano

                   i.     Fink und Frosch

                   ii.    Der weise Schuhu

                   iii.   Der hinterlistige Heinrich

 

            Zauberschwestern - (2009)    

                 for medium high voice and piano

 

            Zu Neujahr - (2011)    

                 for medium voice and piano

 

BUSH, George Herbert Walker     (b. 1924)

 

            No Exaggeration, in Seven Presidential Pardons (2007)     

 

BUSH, George Walker     (b. 1946)

 

            The Strategery, in Seven Presidential Pardons (2007)     

 

BUTLER, Ellis Parker      (1869-1937)

 

            Pigs is Pigs - (2009)    

                 for medium voice and piano