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Songs for Baritone

chronologically by year of composition

Authors' Alphabetical Index

Ruhe in Frieden - (2014)     Bertram Kottmann

for baritone and piano

 

Solitude - (2014)     Lewis Carroll

for baritone and piano

 

My Fancy - (2014)     Lewis Carroll

for baritone and piano

 

Kleiner Rat - (2013)     Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

for baritone or bass and piano

 

Das Lied von der rote Nase - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for baritone and piano

 

Morgenwonne - (2013)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for baritone and piano

 

Fünf Mark - (2013)     Klabund

for bass or baritone and piano

 

The News - (2013)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for bass or baritone and piano

 

Teufelswurst - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for baritone and piano

 

Bis auf weiters - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for bass or baritone and piano

 

Scamp - (2013)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for baritone and piano

 

Was gibt es doch für Narren! - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for baritone and piano

 

Der alte Förster Püsterich - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for baritone and piano

 

A Boy's Summer Song - (2013)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for baritone and piano

 

Dir singe ich, Gitarre - (2013) after a text by Pierre de Ronsard, by Bertram Kottmann

for baritone or bass and piano

 

Prophezeiung - (2013)     Alfred Lichtenstein

for baritone and piano

 

Woher, wohin? - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for baritone and piano

 

Goodbye - (2012)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for baritone or bass and piano

 

Kracht der Topf in Scherben - (2012)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for baritone and piano

 

Vengeance Is Sweet - (2012)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for baritone or bass and piano

 

Drink On - (2012)     Thomas Shadwell

for baritone and piano

 

Denkst du - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for baritone or tenor and piano

 

Du hast genug - (2012)     Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

for baritone or tenor and piano

 

Oh, For a Bowl of Fat Canary - (2012)      John Lyly

for baritone and piano

 

Schlechte Zeiten, guter Wein - (2012)     Wilhelm Müller    

for baritone or tenor and piano

 

Die Arche Noäh - (2012)     Wilhelm Müller

for bass or baritone and piano

 

Das Lied des Trinkers - (2012)     Rainer Maria Rilke

for bass or baritone and piano

 

Die Selbstkritik hat viel für sich - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for bass or baritone and piano

 

Upstream - (2012)     Carl Sandburg

for baritone and piano

 

Kleine Geschichte - (2011)     Christian Morgenstern

for baritone or bass and piano

 

Pogrom - (2011)     Klabund

for baritone and piano

 

Drei wilde Gänse - (2011)     Klabund

for baritone and piano

 

Wankelmut - (2011)     Wilhelm Busch

for bass or baritone and piano

 

Ich lieb ein Mädchen - (2011)     Klabund

for baritone and piano

 

Berliner Ballade - (2011)     Klabund

for baritone and piano

 

Zirkus - (2011)     Klabund

for baritone and piano

 

Little Love Poems - (2011)     Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr.

for baritone and piano

 

Ballade für Frank Wedekind - (2011)     Klabund

for baritone and piano

 

Ale - (2011)     W. H. Davies

for baritone and piano

 

Plainte - (2011)     Marc-Antoine Girard de Saint-Amant

for baritone and piano

 

Onkel Kaspers rote Nase - (2011)     Wilhelm Busch

for baritone or bass and piano

 

I Hear the Stars Still Singing - (2011)     James Weldon Johnson

for baritone and piano

 

Edmund's Speech - (2011)     William Shakespeare

for baritone and piano

 

Song of Medical Dick and Medical Davy - (2011)     Oliver St. John Gogarty

for baritone and piano

 

Sign no More - (2011)     William Shakespeare

for baritone and piano

 

O mistress mine - (2011)     William Shakespeare

for baritone and piano

 

Frühlingsnacht - (2011)     Max Bernstein

for baritone and piano

 

Lager Beer - (2011)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for baritone and piano

 

The Carrion Crow - (2010)     Anonymous

for baritone or bass and piano

 

Busch-lieder - (2010)     Wilhelm Busch 

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

 

Appreciation - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for baritone and piano

 

Captain Stratton's Fancy - (2010)     John Masefield

for baritone and piano

 

Sechs letzte Wort-lieder - (2010)     Manfred Neber

for baritone and piano

        i.    Wortschlingen

        ii.   Strandlust

        iii.  Das Licht

        iv.  Tanz

        v.   Stille

        vi.  Wo die Stille aufspringt

 

Advice - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for baritone and piano

 

Death Stands Above Me - (2010)     Walter Savage Landor

for baritone and piano

 

White Shoulders - (2010)     Carl Sandburg

for baritone and piano

 

Musicological Marx - (2010)     Gary Bachlund

for baritone and piano

 

Die Wahl-Esel - (2010)     Heinrich Heine

for baritone and piano

 

In der Hütte am Berg - (2010)     Eduard Möricke

for bass baritone and piano

 

Rendezvous - (2009)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for baritone and piano

 

The Spirit of Air - (2009)     Walter de la Mare

for baritone and piano

 

I Saw Three Witches - (2009)     Walter de la Mare

for baritone and piano

 

Summa Summarum - (2009)     Wilhelm Busch

for baritone and piano

 

Let Me Live Out My Years - (2009)      John G. Neihardt

for baritone or bass baritone and piano

 

Directions for Singing - (2009)     John Wesley

for baritone and piano

 

An meinen Lehrer - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for baritone and piano

 

One's-Self I Sing - (2009)     Walt Whitman

for baritone and piano

 

We Two Boys - (2009)    Walt Whitman

for baritone and piano

 

In the Forest - (2009)     Oscar Wilde

for baritone and piano

 

Requiescat - (2009)     Oscar Wilde

for baritone and piano

 

We all declare for liberty - (2009)     Abraham Lincoln

for baritone and piano

 

April's Lambs - (2009)     William Henry Davies

for baritone and piano

 

Music, when Soft Voices die - (2009)    Percy Bysshe Shelley

for baritone and piano

 

The girl in the tea shop - (2009)    Ezra Pound

for baritone and piano

 

Beautiful Women -  (2009)     Ezra Pound

for baritone and piano

 

A Banjo Song - (2009)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for baritone and piano

 

Ironic Poem about Prostitution - (2009)    George Orwell

for baritone and piano

 

À une femme - (2009)    Victor Hugo

for baritone and piano

 

When a Feller's Itchin' To Be Spanked - (2009)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for baritone and piano

 

A Frolic - (2009)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for baritone and piano

 

Three Songs for Roger - (2009)    Gary Bachlund

for baritone and piano

        i.    Life

        ii.   Who Am I?

        iii.  Love

 

The Young Housewife - (2009)    William Carlos Williams

for baritone and piano

 

Hugo der Finstere - (2009)    Ludwig Kalisch

for baritone and piano

 

A son of a Gambolier - (2008)   Charles E. Ives

for baritone and piano

 

Jim - (2008)    Bret Harte

for baritone and piano

 

An Easy Goin' Feller - (2008)   Paul Lawrence Dunbar

for baritone and piano

 

To Rosa - (2008)    Abraham Lincoln

for baritone and piano

 

A Solitary Triumph - (2008)    P. G. Wodehouse

for tenor or baritone and piano

 

The Negro Speaks of Rivers - (2008)    Langston Hughes

for low or medium voice and piano

 

Lions and Ants - (2006)  Walt Mason
for baritone and piano

 

Between the Sunken Sun and the New Moon - (2006) Paul Hamilton Hayne
for baritone and piano

 

Die Zärtlichkeiten - (2006) Stefan Zweig 

for baritone and piano

 

Demain, dès l'aube - (2006) Victor Hugo  

for bass baritone and piano

 

Trois Chansons de Gide - (2006) André Gide

for baritone voice and piano

    i.    Si le jour est passé

    ii.    À mes côtés, il est venu s'asseoir

    iii.    Lumière! ma lumière!

 

The Gourmet's Love Song - (2006) P. G. Wodehouse

for baritone and piano

 

Daffodils - (2006) William Wordsworth

for baritone and piano

 

oil tel duh woil doi sez - (2005) E. E. Cummings

for baritone and piano

 

The Prism of Life - (2005) John Addington Symonds

for bass or bass-baritone and piano

 

i sing of Olaf glad and big - (2005) E. E. Cummings

for bass or bass-baritone and piano

 

nobody loses all the time - (2005) E. E. Cummings 
for baritone and piano

 

Drolleries and Wisdom - (2005) G. K. Chesterton 
for baritone and piano
    i.     Wine and Water
    ii.    In My Own Nursery
    iii.   The Englishman
    iv.   A Ballade of Suicide
    v.    The Holy of Holies 
    vi.   A Ballade of an Anti-Puritan

 

After Apple-picking - (2005) Robert Frost 
for baritone and piano 

 

Three Magical Songs - (2005) William Butler Yeats
for baritone and piano 
    i.     The Stolen Child
    ii.    The Song of the Wandering Aengus
    iii.   The Second Coming

 

Arie des Orpheus - (2004) Carl Meisl
for baritone and piano

 

Aufgegeben Endreime - (2004) Friedrich Rückert 
for baritone and piano

 

Songs of War - (2004) Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Isaac Rosenberg, Rudyard Kipling and Rupert Brooke   
for baritone and piano
    i.     In Time of the Breaking of Nations
    ii.    The Send-Off
    iii.   Attack
    iv.   Dead Man's Dump
    v.   Gethsemane
    vi.   Danny Deever
    vii.   The Dead

 

when god lets my body be -  (2004) E. E. Cummings
for baritone and piano

 

"spoke joe to jack" and other songs - (2004) E. E. Cummings
for baritone and piano
    i.     spoke joe to jack
    ii.    red-rag and pink-flag
    iii.   the way to hump a cow
    iv.   there are possibly 2½
    v.    these children singing in stone
    vi.   love is the every only god
    vii.  up into the silence
    viii.  love is more thicker than forget

 

Lügenmärchen - (2001) anon."Deutsches Kinderlied und Kinderspiel"
for baritone and piano / baritone and orchestra

 

Forelle Müllerin Art - (1996) a recipe for trout after Schubert
for baritone and piano

 

Ancient Music - (1991) Ezra Pound
for baritone and piano 

 

Green - (1990)  Paul Verlaine 

for baritone and piano

 

mr youse needn't be so spry - (1990) E. E. Cummings
for baritone and piano