Songs for Medium Voice

 

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Songs for Medium Voice

chronologically by year of composition

Authors' Alphabetical Index

Matins - (2016)     DuBose Heyward

for medium voice and piano

 

The Battle Hymn of the Republic, Updated - (2016)     Mark Twain

for medium voice and piano

 

Ein Licht - (2015)     Bertram Kottmann

for medium voice and piano or harp

 

Bringers - (2015)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

A Windy Day in Summer - (2015)   Gerard Manley Hopkins

for medium voice and piano

 

The Fly - (2015)     William Blake

for medium voice and piano

 

Frühling - (2015)     Theodor Fontane

for medium voice and piano

 

Wohl bete ich - (2015)     Bertram Kottmann after a text by Emily Dickinson

for medium voice and piano

 

Fall, Leaves, Fall - (2015)     Emily Brontë

for medium voice and piano

 

'Tis moonlight - (2015)     Emily Brontë

for medium voice and piano

 

If I can stop one heart from breaking - (2015)    Emily Dickinson

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Haiku - (2015)     Julie Dalton-Williamson

for medium voice and piano

 

Weihnachtslied - (2015)    Bertram Kottmann after Gordon Mackay Brown

for medium voice and piano or harp

  

Theater - (2014)     Klabund

for medium voice and piano

 

Tag um Tag, o Herr meines Lebens...  - (2014)   Bertram Kottmann after a text of Rabindranath Tagore    

 for low or medium voice and piano

 

Henry Purcell - (2014)     Gerard Manley Hopkins

for medium voice and piano

 

Der Poet - (2014)     Bertram Kottmann after Li-Tai-Po

for medium or high voice and piano

 

My Fairy - (2014)     Lewis Carroll

for medium voice and piano

 

A Square Poem - (2014)     Lewis Carroll

for medium voice and piano

 

Never stew your sister - (2014)     Lewis Carroll

for medium voice and piano

 

Dreamland - (2014)    Lewis Carroll

for medium voice and piano

 

Ye Carpette Knyghte - (2014)     Lewis Carroll

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Love - (2014)     Lewis Carroll

for medium voice and piano

 

Reward - (2013)     Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr.

for medium voice and piano

 

Mistletoe (Mistelzweig) - text of Walter de la Mare, in parallel with a translation of Bertram Kottmann

for medium voice and piano

 

Pst - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Le Pot de fleurs - (2013)     Pierre-Jules-Théophile Gautier

for medium voice and piano

 

Es wohnen die hohen Gedanken - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Entwurf zu einem Trauerspiele - (2013)     Christian Morgenstern

for medium voice and piano

 

Die Enten laufen Schlittschuh - (2013)     Christian Morgenstern

for medium voice and piano

 

Wir Kinder der Vergangenheit - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Sea-Wash - (2013)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Der innere Architekt - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Eginhard und Emma - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

  

Lass lieben mich - (2013)     Bertram Kottmann, after a text of Sara Teasdale

for medium voice and piano

 

Wenn Eicheln fallen - (2013)     Bertram Kottmann, after a text of Alfred Austin

for medium voice and piano

   

Kindergebetchen - (2013)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Drum - (2013)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

On Receiving News of the War - (2013)     Isaac Rosenberg

for medium voice and piano

 

Das Parlament - (2013)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Losses - (2013)     Carl Sandburg

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Errare humanum est - (2013)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Das Köhlerweib ist trunken - (2013)    Gottfried Keller

for medium voice and piano

 

Travel - (2013)     Edna St. Vincent Millay

for medium voice and piano

 

Poesie - (2013)    Justinus Kerner

for medium voice and piano

 

Der Sperling - (2013)     Bertram Kottmann, after a text of Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Johnny B Blue and Suzy Q - (2013)

for medium voice and piano

 

Wollen - (2013)     Franz Drey

for medium or low voice and piano

 

An die Nachtigall - (2013)     Matthias Claudius

for medium voice and piano

 

Silence - (2013)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Howdy, honey, howdy - (2013)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Our life is but a dream - (2013)     Bertram Kottmann

for medium voice and piano

 

Fortuna lächelt... - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Death - (2012)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Er stellt sich vor sein Spiegelglas - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

To a Dead Friend - (2012)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Silver Filigree - (2012)     Elinor Wylie

for medium voice and piano

 

Overly philosophic - (2012)     Bertram Kottmann

for medium voice and piano

 

The Eagle and the Mole - (2012)     Elinor Wylie

for medium voice and piano

 

Crowned with dreams - (2012)     Bertram Kottmann

for medium voice and piano

 

Täglich zu singen - (2012)     Matthias Claudius

for medium voice and piano

 

The Gift to Sing - (2012)     James Weldon Johnson

for medium voice and piano

 

Seid mir nur nicht gar zu traurig - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Beschränkt - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

A death song - (2012)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

So nicht - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Growing Gray - (2012)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Bewaffneter Friede - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Forever - (2012)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Der alte Narr - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

The Dance - (2012)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

At the Tavern - (2012)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

No Ending - (2012)     Julie Dalton Williamson

for low or medium voice and piano

 

Herbst - (2012)     Bertram Kottmann after a poem by Albert Laighton

for medium voice and piano

 

Blumen - (2012)     Bertram Kottmann after a poem by Albert Laighton

for medium voice and piano

 

Der Tod - (2012)     Heinrich Heine

for medium voice and piano

 

Love is a bubble - (2012)     Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

for medium voice and piano

 

To Music - (2012)     Robert Herrick

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Jaja! Das kommt von das! - (2012)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Die Faulheit - (2012)     Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

for medium voice and piano

 

Der Komiker - (2012)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

   

Antwort - (2012)     Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

for medium voice and piano

 

Einer Unglücklichen - (2012)    Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Das Gesetz der Quadrille - (2012)     Franz Kafka

for medium voice and piano

 

Zur Ruh', zur Ruh' - (2012)     Justinus Kerner

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Abendlied - (2012)      Manfred Kyber

for medium voice and piano

 

Nimm mich - (2012)     Anonymous

for medium voice and piano

 

Ein Spruch - (2012)     Justinus Kerner

for medium voice and piano

 

Der schönste Anblick - (2012)     Justinus Kerner

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Six from Sevenoaks - (2012)     Bertram Kottmann

for medium voice and piano

 

Eine ungenehme Überraschung - (2012)    Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Zu Neujahr - (2011)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Creed and not a Creed - (2011)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Zum Jahresanfang - (2011)     Bertram Kottmann

for medium voice and piano

 

I could do with a drink! - (2011)     Bertram Kottmann

for medium voice and piano

 

No Frigate - (2011)     Emily Dickinson

for medium voice and piano

 

Ohrwurm und Taube - (2011)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Ein jüdisches Kind - (2011)     Erika Taube

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Tango - (2011)     Klabund

for medium voice and piano

 

Du musst verstehn! - (2011)     Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

Old Manuscript - (2011)     Alfred Kreymborg

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Egotist - (2011)     Ambrose Bierce

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Twilight - (2011)     Hazel Hall

for medium voice and piano

 

Lied des Harfenmädchens - (2011)     Theodor Storm

for medium voice and piano

 

Doch möcht ich - (2011)     Heinrich Heine

for medium voice and piano

 

Ich machte - (2011)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Hours - (2011)     Max Eastman

for medium or low voice and piano

 

So fand ich gestern Nachmittag -  (2011)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Between two hills - (2011)     Carl Sandburg

for medium or low voice and piano

 

A Prayer - (2011)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Dann - (2011)     Else Lasker-Schüler

for medium voice and piano

 

Three Jonson Ballads - (2011)     Ben Jonson

for medium voice and guitar

        i.    The faiery beame upon you

        ii.   The Hourglass

        iii.  So breaks the sun

 

Deux Chansons - (2011)     Tristan Klingsor

for medium voice

       i.   Chat, chat, chat

       ii.  Où le coq a-t-il la plume?

 

A Warm Day in Winter - (2011)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Zwölf Kinder-lieder für Erwachsene - (2011)      Bernstein,  Liliencron, Kyber,  Eichendorff, Morgenstern, Hebbel, Goethe, Busch and anonymous texts

for medium voice and piano

        i.     Rosenringel

        ii.    Kinderland, du Zauberland

        iii.   Rabenschabelschnupfen

        iv.   Ball der Tiere

        v.    Gottes Segen

        vi.   Es flogen drei Enten...

        vii.  Neue Bildungen

        viii. Zwei Knaben

        ix.    Ich und Du

        x.     Die zwei Wurzeln

        xi.    Liebe

        xii.   Als ich ein kleiner Bube war

 

Sechs Ritornelle in canonischen Weisen - (2011)     Friedrich Rückert

for medium voice and piano

 

Gedichte - (2011)     Walter Hasenclever

for medium voice and piano

 

Siehst du mich - (2011)     Else Lasker-Schüler

for medium voice and piano

 

A-Waiting and A-Watching - (2010)     Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr.

for medium voice and piano

 

Im Park - (2010)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Cahoots - (2010)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Ein Esel-lied - (2010)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Tears - (2010)    Wang Seng-Ju (6th Century), translated by H. A. Giles

for medium voice and piano

 

Gethsemane - (2010)     Kurt Heynicke

for medium voice and piano

 

Du bist die Ruh - (2010)     Friedrich Rückert

for high or medium voice

 

When All Is Done - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Born Like the Pines - (2010)     James Ephraim McGirt

for medium voice and piano

 

Under the harvest moon - (2010)     Carl Sandburg

for low or medium voice and piano

 

Im heißen Bad - (2010)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Peas - (2010)     Anonymous

for medium voice and piano

 

Weltflucht - (2010)     Else Lasker-Schüler

for medium voice and piano

 

Geometry - (2010)     Alfred Kreymborg

for medium voice and piano

 

Songs of a Fool - (2010)     William Butler Yeats

for medium voice and piano

 

A Summer Night - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for low or medium voice and piano

 

The Donkey - (2010)     G. K. Chesterton

for medium voice and piano

 

The Real Question - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Noddin' By The Fire - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Buzz, Quoth the Blue Fly - (2010)     Ben Jonson

for medium voice and piano

 

Indifference - (2010)     Anonymous

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Summer Stars - (2010)     Carl Sandburg

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Justice - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Bumpity Ride - (2010)     Walter de la Mare

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Überall - (2010)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Day - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Old - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

König David - (2010)     Heinrich Heine

for medium voice and piano

 

Invocation - (2010)     Max Eastman

for medium or low voice and piano

 

The Wild Goat - (2010)     Claude McKay

for medium voice and piano

 

Manual System - (2010)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Dichter und Kämpfer - (2010)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for low or medium high voice and piano

 

Art - (2010)     Ezra Pound

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Lob der Faulheit - (2010)     Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

for medium voice and piano

 

Vier Unsinn-lieder - (2010)     anonymous texts

for medium voice and piano

      i.      Sagga-lieder

      ii.     Kuh

      iii.    Klapphorn-Verse

      iv.    Icke!

 

Bauchweh - (2010)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for medium voice and piano

 

Die sonnige Kinderstraße - (2010)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Almendros en flor - (2010)     Ana María Fagundo

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Yevarechecha - (2010)     biblical Hebrew text

for medium voice and guitar

 

Peace - (2010)     Sara Teasdale

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Die große Sehnsucht - (2010)     Paul Scheerbart

for medium voice and piano

 

Twell De Night Is Pas' - (2010)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

The Irreverent Brahmin - (2010)    Arthur Guiterman

for medium voice and piano

 

Gute Nacht! - (2010)      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

for medium voice and piano

 

Don't Laugh, Boys - (2010)     James Ephraim McGirt

for medium voice and piano

 

Bist du bei mir - (2010)     Anonymous

for medium voice and keyboard

 

Lebensregel - (2010)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for medium voice and piano

 

Schnauz und Miez - (2010)     Christian Morgenstern

for medium voice and piano

 

On the Vanity of Earthly Greatness - (2010)    Arthur Guiterman 

for medium voice and piano

 

Old Men - (2010)     William Butler Yeats

for medium voice and piano

 

Itching heels - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar    

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Das Nasobēm - (2010)     Christian Morgenstern

for medium or low voice and piano

 

One Bright Day In The Middle Of The Night - (2010)     Anonymous

for medium voice and piano

 

The River Of Ruin - (2010)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Lines for a Christmas Card - (2010)    Hilaire Belloc

for medium voice and piano

 

Barter - (2010)     Sara Teasdale

for medium voice and piano

 

Supplication - (2010)     Joseph S. Cotter, Jr.

for medium voice and piano

 

Freibeuter - (2010)     Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

The Table and the Chair - (2010)     Edward Lear

for medium voice and piano

 

Don't You See? - (2010)     Katharine Lee Bates

for medium voice and piano

 

Wir sind... - (2010)    Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Gesang der Intellektuellen - (2010)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for medium high voice and piano

 

If We Must Die - (2010)    Claude McKay

for medium voice and piano

 

Totalität - (2010)     Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

Genialisch treiben - (2010)    Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

The Bureaucrat's Memo - (2010)    Gary Bachlund

for medium voice and piano

 

Two Possum Songs - (2010)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

      i.   Sling Along

      ii.  Possum

 

Der Kehlkopf - (2010)     Eduard Möricke

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Die Ahnung - (2010)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for medium voice and piano

 

Der Werwolf - (2010)     Christian Morgenstern

for medium voice and piano

 

Love you, too! - (2010)     Gary Bachlund

for medium voice and piano

 

Postskriptum - (2010)     Jakob van Hoddis

for medium voice and piano

 

Gott ist alles - (2009)     Elisabeth von Österreich

for medium voice and guitar

 

Der Storch - (2009)     Heinrich Seidel

for medium voice and piano

 

I Sang - (2009)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Toilettenkünste - (2009)     Christian Morgenstern

for medium voice and piano

 

Schneidercourage - (2009)    Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

The Little Creature - (2009)    Walter de la Mare

for medium voice and piano

 

Ufm Bergli - (2009)    Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

Life - (2009)     James Weldon Johnson

for medium voice and piano

 

Mausfallen-Sprüchlein - (2009)     Eduard Möricke

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Crisis - (2009)     Gary Bachlund

for medium or high voice and piano

 

To America - (2009)     James Weldon Johnson

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Katzenpastete - (2009)     Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

A Prayer - (2009)     Claude McKay

for medium voice and piano

 

Die Dämmerung - (2009)     Alfred Lichtenstein

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Auf ein altes Bild - (2009)     Eduard Möricke    

for medium voice and piano

 

Aus meiner Kinderzeit - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz    

for medium voice and piano

 

When I Have Passed Away - (2009)     Claude McKay    

for medium voice and piano

 

A Parable - (2009)     Arthur Conan Doyle    

for medium voice and piano

 

Ringelnatz in dreiviertel Takt - (2009)    

for medium voice and piano

      i.      Ein Kehlkopf

      ii.     Beim Mittagessen!

      iii.    Ein Nagel saß in einem Stück Holz

      iv.    Ein Stahlknopf

      v.     Die Nacht starb

      vi.    An einem Teiche

      vii.   Der Spiegel, der Kamm und der Schwamm

      viii.  Weißt du's?

       ix.    Schon gut!

       x.     Ein Lied

       xi.    Liebens Malzbonbon

       xii.   Ein Nadelkissen

       xiii.  Ein Schwefelholz

       xiv.  Miliz

 

Problem - (2009)     Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

Zauberschwestern - (2009)    Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Die Gedanken treuer Liebe - (2009)    Eduard Möricke

for medium voice and piano

 

Lange nichts gegessen - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Apple Pie Dream - (2009)     Eric Metaxas

for medium voice and piano

 

Amerika - (2009)     Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

Satan - (2009)     James Ephraim McGirt

for medium voice and piano

 

Brer Rabbit, you's de cutes' of 'em all - (2009)     James Weldon Johnson

for medium voice and piano

 

Die singende Muschel - (2009)      Francisca Stoecklin
for medium or high voice and piano

 

The Inexpressible - (2009)     Ernest Hemmingway

for medium voice and piano

 

Trunken müssen wir alle sein - (2009)     Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

Ein Säufertraum - (2009)     Paul Scheerbart

for medium voice and piano

 

Ich will alleine über die Berge gehn - (2009)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for medium voice and piano

 

Deserted - (2009)     Madison Cawein

for medium voice and piano

 

Why Fades a Dream - (2009)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

America - (2009)     Claude McKay

  for medium voice and piano

 

Choose - (2009)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Die Ameisen - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Logik - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

A Thanksgiving Fable - (2009)     Oliver Herford

for medium voice and piano

 

Dead Cleopatra - (2009)       Conrad Aiken

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Bumerang - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Liedchen - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Ein Herbstlied - (2009)       Francisca Stoecklin
for medium or high voice and piano

 

Zum Bockspringen - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

When I Go Free - (2009)    Walter de la Mare

for medium voice and piano

 

Trouble in de Kitchen - (2009)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Go, lovely Rose - (2009)    Edmund Waller

for medium voice and piano

 

Das alte Lied - (2009)        August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben  

for medium voice and piano

 

Der Faulpelz - (2009)      Erich Kurt Mühsam

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Chansonette - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Jeden Abend werfe ich - (2009)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for medium or high voice and piano

 

On Broadway - (2009)     Claude McKay

for medium voice and piano

 

Forbidden Fruit - (2009)     Emily Dickinson

for medium voice and piano

 

After Church - (2009)    Samuel Alfred Beadle

for medium voice and piano

 

Was ist der Mensch? - (2009)     Erich Kurt Mühsam

for medium or high voice and piano

 

W'en de sun shines hot - (2009)     James Ephraim McGirt

for medium voice and piano

 

Modern Art - (2009)    Gary Bachlund

for medium voice and piano

 

Be the Best of Whatever You Are - (2009)    Douglas Malloch

for medium or low voice and piano

 

The Lugubrious Whing-Whang - (2009)    James Whitcomb Riley

for medium or low voice and piano

 

A Little Song of Life - (2009)     Lizette Woodworth Reese
for medium voice and piano

 

Soup - (2009)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Eletelephony - (2009)     Laura Elizabeth Richards     
for medium voice and piano

 

dodecophonoclast - (2009)      Elaine Fine

for medium high voice and piano

 

Euclid - (2009)     Vachel Lindsay

for medium voice and piano

 

If Love Be All - (2009)     Bliss Carman

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Seven Silly Little Songs - (2009)   texts of Gelett Burgess, Oliver Herford and anonymous authors

for medium voice and piano

        i.     Animal Fair
        ii.    Eve, apropos de Rien (Herford)
        iii.   The Purple Cow (Burgess)
        iv.   Reasons for Drinking
        v.    Judged by the Company One Keeps

        vi.   The Purple Cow Again

        vii.  The Frog

 

Revolutionary Tea - (2009)   arr. of traditional text and melody

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Song of Summer - (2009)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

A Hymn - (2009)     G. K. Chesterton

for medium voice and piano

 

Not They Who Soar - (2009)      Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

The Tyranny of Party - (2009)     Mark Twain

for medium voice and piano

 

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

for medium voice and piano

 

The Junk Man - (2009)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Ruf vom Berge - (2009)     Georg Friedrich Treitschke

for medium voice and piano

 

He Had His Dream - (2009)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Merry-go-round - (2009)     Gary Bachlund

for medium voice and piano

 

Over the Hills - (2009)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Election Day - (2009)     Ambrose Bierce

for medium voice and piano

 

On the Death of a Politician - (2009)     Hilaire Belloc

for medium voice and piano

 

Bills - (2009)     Mark Twain

for medium voice and piano

 

Well, we are out of money now - (2009)    after public quotes of Barak Hussein Obama II

for medium voice and piano

 

Politics - (2009)    Ambrose Bierce

for medium voice and piano

 

Mortality - (2009)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Ob ich dich liebe - (2009)    Johann Wolfgang Goethe

for medium voice and piano

 

Seliger Tod - (2009)     Ludwig Uhland

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Der Rabe Ralf - (2009)     Christian Morgenstern

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Individualität - (2009)     Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Spiritual Love Song - (2009)     Roger Bourland

for medium voice and piano

 

Accountability - (2009)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for low or medium voice

 

Raise those taxes! - (2009)    Gary Bachlund

for medium or high voice and piano

 

The Debt Unpayable - (2009)     Francis William Bourdillon

for medium voice and piano

 

Good morning, Life - (2009)     William Henry Davies

for medium voice and piano

 

Geschmacksache - (2009)    Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

The Sum - (2009)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for low or medium voice

 

Frau Teemaschine - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Ich und Du - (2009)    Friedrich Hebbel

for medium voice and piano

 

Die Stadt - (2009)     Theodor Storm

for medium voice and piano

 

In Zelle 108 - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

The Harlem Dancer - (2009)     Claude McKay

for medium voice and piano

 

Die Gechichte vom Hänschen - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Gesang der jungen Anarchisten - (2009)     Erich Mühsam

for medium voice and piano

 

The Broom, the Shovel, the Poker and Tongs - (2009)    Edward Lear

for medium voice and piano

 

Portrait of a Barmaid - (2009)     Edith Sitwell

for medium or high voice and piano

 

A sword-great story - (2009)     E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

Der genügsame Liebhaber - (2009)    Hugo Salus

for medium voice and piano

 

We Wear the Mask - (2009)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

My Heart, Waiting - (2009)    Harmony Twitchell

for medium voice and piano

 

What Could I Do? - (2009)    Richard Le Gallienne

for medium voice and piano

 

A Golden Day - (2009)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Sometimes I Wonder - (2009)     Mark Twain

for high or medium voice and piano

 

Compensation - (2009)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Death snips proud men by the nose - (2009)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Mon bras pressait ta taille frêle - (2009)     Victor Hugo

for medium voice and piano

 

Volkslied - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

A Government Song - (2009)     Gary Bachlund

for medium voice and piano

 

Life - (2009)     Paul Laurence Dunbar

for low or medium voice and piano

 

Red-Headed Girl - (2009)     Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Winterweihe - (2009)    Karl Friedrich Henckell

for medium voice and piano

 

Bürokratismus - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Rezept - (2009)     Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Summer Silence - (2009)    E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

Honky Tonk - (2009)   Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

The Double Standard Song - (2009)    Gary Bachlund

for low or medium voice and piano

 

Ein kleines Lied - (2009)      Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

for medium voice and piano

 

Verborgenheit - (2009)    Eduard Mörike

for high or low voice and piano

 

Pigs is Pigs - (2009)      Ellis Parker Butler

for medium voice and piano

 

Primer Lesson - (2009)       Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

Kartoffellied - (2009)     Matthias Claudius

for medium voice and piano

 

Altes Lied- (2009)     Frank Wedekind

for medium voice and piano

 

Dawn - (2009)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Sie war ein Blümlein hübsch und fein - (2009)    Wilhelm Busch

for medium voice and piano

 

Philosophy - (2009)    Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

Unerhört - (2009)    Ludwig Kalisch

for medium voice and piano

 

Der letzte Weg - (2009)    Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Mutter - (2009)    Else Lasker-Schüler 

for medium voice and piano

 

Winter Is Coming - (2009)    Waverly Turner Carmichael

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Auf den Berge Sinai - (2009)   From Kinderreime aus Leipzig (Müller)

for medium voice and piano

 

The Lawyers' Way - (2009)      Paul Laurence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

The Old Men - (2009)     William Carlos Williams

for medium voice and piano

 

The Snow-Blossoms - (2009)    Clark Ashton Smith

for medium voice and piano

 

Sobs En Route to a Penitentiary - (2009)   Carl Sandburg
for medium voice and piano

 

Fünf Fabeln - (2008)    Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

for medium high voice and piano

        i.     Aesopus und der Esel
        ii.    Eine philosophische Maus
        iii.   Der Fuchs und der Storch
        iv.   Der kriegerische Wolf
        v.    Die Wasserschlange

 

Der Esel - (2008)     Matthias Claudius

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Ich liebe dich - (2008)     Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Herrosee

for medium voice and piano

 

Wettstreit - (2008)     Hoffmann von Fallersleben

for medium voice and piano

 

Rätsel - (2008)     Hoffmann von Fallersleben

for medium voice and piano

 

Letter to Saint Andrew - (2008)     Mark Twain

for medium voice and piano

 

The Red Wheelbarrow - (2008) 

for medium voice and piano

 

Chrismus Is A-Comin' - (2008)     Paul Lawrence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano 

 

Die Moral - (2008)    Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Venez à lui - (2008)    Victor Hugo

for medium voice and piano

 

Wasser und Wein - (2008)    August Kopisch

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Was? - (2008)    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

for medium voice and piano

 

Tante Qualle und der Elefant - (2008)    Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

 

Kleine Wesen - (2008)    Joachim Ringelnatz

for medium voice and piano

      i.     Einleitung

      ii.    Die Feder

      iii.   Der Funke

      iv.   Der Edelstein

      v.    Die Seifenblase

      vi.   Das Ei

      vii.  Der Floh

      viii. Die Nadel

      ix.   Das Samenkorn

      x.    Der Wassertropfen

      xi.   Der Knopf

      xii.  Der Stein

      xiii. Der kleine Junge

      xiv. Das kleine Mädchen

 

it is at moments after i have dreamed - (2008)    E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

Where the Mind Is Without Fear - (2008)     Rabindranath Tagore

for medium voice and piano

 

...that better things might be - (2008)    Charles E. Ives

for medium voice and piano

 

Alles ist Eins - (2008)    Rainer Maria Rilke

for medium voice and piano

 

Lullaby - (2008)    Paul Lawrence Dunbar

for medium voice and piano

 

I Am Freedom's Fool - (2008)    Robert W. Service

for medium voice and piano

 

Hymn - (2008)     C. S. Lewis

for medium voice and piano

 

The Bear Hunt - (2008)    Abraham Lincoln

for medium voice and piano

 

Oración de Abuelita - (2008)   Anonymous

for medium voice and piano

 

The Hammer - (2008)   Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

The Sand-Man - (2008)   Paul Laurence Dunbar

for low or medium voice and piano

 

And What Shall You Say? - (2008)   Joseph S. Cotter, Jr.

for medium or high voice and piano

 

The Social Democrat's Song - (2008)    Gary Bachlund

for medium voice and piano

 

The New River - (2008)    Charles E. Ives

for medium voice and piano

 

Igel und Agel - (2008)    Christian Morgenstern

for medium voice and piano

 

Du lieblicher Stern - (2008)    Hoffman von Fallersleben

for medium voice and piano

 

Nein! - (2008)    Christian Morgenstern

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Fisches Nachtgesang - (2008)     Christian Morgenstern

for medium voice and piano

 

Hope won't survive - (2008)    Julie Dalton-Williamson

for medium voice and piano

 

Sir I Exist - (2008)     Stephen Crane

for medium voice and piano

 

Mors et Vita - (2008)    James Edwin Campbell

for medium voice and piano

 

Theology - (2008)     Paul Lawrence Dunbar

for medium or high voice and piano

 

The Law the Lawyers Know About - (2008)      Harry Douglas Clark Pepler

for medium voice and piano

 

Politics - (2008)    Gary Bachlund

for medium voice and piano

 

The Lawyers Know Too Much - (2008)    Carl Sandburg

for medium voice and piano

 

I Can Trust - (2008)    Daniel Webster Davis

for medium or low voice and piano

 

The Opening Game - (2008)    Ernest Hemmingway

for medium voice and piano

 

Calling the Doctor - (2008)     John Wesley Holloway

for medium or high voice and piano

 

A Young Man and His Sister - (2008)     Lewis Carroll

for medium voice and piano

 

No Aigs fo Breakfast - (2008)     William Chambers Barnett II

for medium voice and piano

 

Sence You Went Away - (2008)    James Weldon Johnson

for medium voice and piano

 

How pleasant to know Mr. Lear - (2008)

for medium or high voice and piano

 

Every man - (2008)    George Reginald Margetson

for medium or low voice and piano

 

Memories - (2008)     Charles E. Ives

for  medium voice and piano

       i.    Very Pleasant

       ii.    Rather Sad

 

It's Great When You Get In - (2008)     Eugene O'Neill

for medium or high voice and piano

 

The Negro Speaks of Rivers - (2008)    Langston Hughes

for low or medium voice and piano

 

God's Will - (2008)    Mildred Howells

for medium voice and piano

 

Not All There - (2008)    Robert Frost

for medium voice and piano

 

End of the Comedy - (2008)     Louis Untermeyer

for medium voice and piano

 

Advice to Little Girls - (2008)    Mark Twain

for medium voice and piano

 

Question  - (2008)   Langston Hughes

for medium voice and piano

 

Complete Destruction - (2008)    William Carlos Williams

for medium voice and piano

 

Punch, Brothers, Punch - (2008)    Mark Twain

for low or medium voice and piano

 

but the other day - (2008)    E. E. Cummings

for medium or low voice and piano

 

into the strenuous briefness - (2008)    E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

when life is quite through - (2008)    E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

Freedom - (2008)   Ambrose Bierce

for medium voice and piano

 

In Flanders Fields - (2008)   John McCrae

for medium voice and piano

 

the bigness of cannon - (2008)    E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

Government - (2008)   Carl Sandburg 

for medium voice and piano

 

Hokku - (2007) E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

If freckles were lovely - (2007) E. E. Cummings

   for medium voice and piano

 

a salesman is an it that stinks Excuse - (2007) E. E. Cummings

    for medium voice and piano

 

A Regular Sort of a Guy - (2007)  Eugene O'Neill

    for medium voice and piano

 

If freckles were lovely - (2007) E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

anyone lived in a pretty how town - (2007) E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

Where's Madge then, - (2007) E. E. Cummings

for medium voice and piano

 

The Snow Man - (2007) Wallace Stevens

for medium voice and piano

 

Good and Clever - (2007)   Elizabeth Wordsworth 

for medium voice and piano

 

Owls - an Epitaph - (2007)   Edward Elgar 

for medium voice and piano

 

Poèmes pour la paix - (2007)  Paul Éluard 

for medium high voice and piano

       i.     Bonjour

       ii.    Splendide!

       iii.   O! mes amis!

       iv.   Près de toi

       v.    Mon enfant

       vi.   Travaille

       vii.  Ma belle

       viii. Pour être heureux

       ix.    Une vierge amoureuse

       x.     Je rêve

       xi.    Mon jardin

 

The Place of the Damned - (2006)  Jonathan Swift  

for medium voice and piano

 

Pieces of Peacock Pie - (2006)   Walter de la Mare

for medium high voice and piano

       i.     The Lost Shoe

       ii.    Tired Tim

       iii.   The Huntsmen

       iv.   Some One

       v.    Miss T

       vi.   The Cupboard

       vii.   Hide and Seek

       viii. Then

       ix.    Full Moon

       x.     Poor Henry

       xi.    Will Ever?

       xii.   Song of the Secret

 

The Harlot's House - (2006)   Oscar Wilde

for medium voice and piano

 

Tes Souvenirs - (2006) Kundry Van Mechelen 

for medium voice and piano

 

The Margaret Sanger Song - (2006) Adapted from texts by Margaret Sanger    

for medium voice and piano

 

The Horrible History of Jones - (2006) G. K. Chesterton

for medium high voice and piano

 

Old Age Blues - (2006/text from 2008)  Gary Bachlund  

for medium voice and piano

 

The Circus Band and Other Delights - (2006) Charles E. Ives    

for medium or high voice and piano

       i.    The Circus Band

       ii.   The See'r

       iii.  The Cage

       iv.  The Side Show

       v.   Waltz

       vi.  1, 2, 3

 

Metaphysics - (2006)  Oliver Herford
for medium high voice and piano

 

the sky was - (2006) E. E. Cummings

for medium high voice and piano

 

Echoes from the Cabin - (2006) James Edwin Campbell
for high or medium high voice and piano

    i.    Uncle Eph's Banjo Song

    ii.    Ol' Doc' Hyar

    iii.    When ol' Sis' Judy pray

    iv.    Negro Serenade

    v.    De Cunjah Man

 

Harte Songs - (2005) Bret Harte

for medium voice and piano

    i.     Mrs. Judge Jenkins

    ii.    Coyote

    iii.    Plain Language from Truthful James

 

The Emperor of Ice-Cream - (2005) Wallace Stevens

for medium voice and piano

 

Five Sonnets - (2002)  William Shakespeare

for high or medium voice and piano

    i.     Sonnet VIII - “Music to hear, why hear’st thou music sadly?”
    ii.    Sonnet XVIII - “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”
    iii.   Sonnet XIX - "Devouring Time"
    iv.   Sonnet XXX - “When to the sessions of sweet silent thought”
    v.    Sonnet LXVI - “Tir’d with all these, for restful death I cry”

 

Felix Randal - (1999) Gerard Manley Hopkins 
for medium voice and piano 

 

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

 

A Rational Anthem - (1998) Ambrose Bierce 
for medium voice 

 

Consolation - (1996) Ambrose Bierce
for medium voice and piano

 

Little Questions (1992) Gary Bachlund
for medium 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

 

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

 

Small Homes - (1991) Carl Sandburg
for medium voice and piano

 

Songs for the Victim of AIDS - (1991) Gary Bachlund
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

 

seeker of truth - (1991) E. E. Cummings
for medium voice and piano

 

Kleengedichtjes - (1991) Guido Gezelle
for high or medium voice and piano 
    i.     Vlaamsche poësis
    ii.    Als de ziel luistert
    iii.   Janneke
    iv.   De winden
    v.    Naar Hem
    vi.   Snee
    vii.  In de blijde mei!

 

Le Silence - (1991) Alfred de Vigny
for medium voice and piano 

 

e. e.'s songs - (1990) E. E. Cummings
for medium voice and piano 
    i.     Jimmie's got a goil
    ii.    raise the shade will you dearie?
    iii.   mary green
    iv.   says ol man no body-
    v.    time, be kind
    vi.   plato told him

 

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

 

La Mort - (1990) Charles Baudelaire
for medium voice and piano 
    i.      Prélude
    ii.     La Mort des Amants
    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

 

Voices Under Milk Wood - (1989) Dylan Thomas
for medium high voice and piano
    i.     First Voice
    ii.    A Draper Mad With Love
    iii.   Mrs Ogmore-Pritchard Widow
    iv.   Bessie Bighead
    v.    Oh There's a Face!
    vi.  Whispers on the Stairs
    vii.  Mary Ann Sailors
    viii. Remember Last Night?
    ix.  The Children's Song
    x.   Polly Garter (singing)
    xi.  Knock Twice, Jack
    xii. A Puffball
    xiii. Sunset Hymn 
    xiv. In Pembroke City
    xv.  First Voice Last

 

Hollywood - (1989) Bertolt Brecht
for medium voice and piano

  

i'm very fond of black bean soup - (1989) E. E. Cummings
medium voice and piano

 

Az amar Shlomo - (1988) I Kings 8:10-13 in Hebrew

for medium voice and piano

 

What Lips My Lips Have Kissed - (1986) Edna St. Vincent Millay
for medium voice and piano

 

All That's Past - (1986) Walter de la Mare 
medium voice and piano

 

Three Little Americana Songs - (1985) texts as set by Charles Ives
for medium voice and piano
    i.     Nature
    ii.    Ann Street

    iii.   Like a Sick Eagle

 

Buffalo Bill's - (1983) E. E. Cummings
for medium voice and piano 
 
the Cambridge ladies - (1983) E. E. Cummings
for medium voice and piano
 
Sonnet 116 - (1983) William Shakespeare 
medium high voice and piano