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Song cycle: The Polishers of Brass; Books; The Struggle.

2002, revised in 2004, 2007 and 2008 | soprano/trumpet

Poems by Toi Derricotte, approximately 7 minutes.

Originally 5 settings: The Minks; The Struggle; Books; The Polishers of Brass; The Weakness

Revised again in 2007 into 2 separate cycles. Published in June 2008, as Captivity, with 3 songs as shown above. The other 2 songs will be reworked with piano and published at a later date.

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