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Entries in Atwood [Margaret] (4)

Thursday
Mar012012

Against Still Life

2006, rev. 2017 | soprano/piano, also mezzo-soprano/piano version

Poem by Margaret Atwood

Song 1 of Orange Afternoon Lover

Jointly commissioned by The Howard Hanson Fund of The Eastman School and The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University, and written expressly for soprano Eileen Strempel and pianist Sylvie Beaudette. This recording released spring 2010 on the Centaur Label: (In)Habitation: Settings of Margaret Atwood Poetry by American Women Composers.

Errata

Some newer editions may already have these corrections.

[None at this time]

Thursday
Mar012012

I Am Sitting on the Edge

2006, rev. 2017 | soprano/piano, also mezzo-soprano/piano version

Poem by Margaret Atwood

Song 3 of Orange Afternoon Lover

Jointly commissioned by The Howard Hanson Fund of The Eastman School and The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University, and written expressly for soprano Eileen Strempel and pianist Sylvie Beaudette. This recording released spring 2010 on the Centaur Label: (In)Habitation: Settings of Margaret Atwood Poetry by American Women Composers.

Errata

Some newer editions may already have these corrections.

  • In the mezzo version, in m. 21, the B should be tied to a B.
  • In the soprano version, in m. 21, the C sharp should be tied to a C sharp.
Thursday
Mar012012

I Was Reading A Scientific Article

2006, rev. 2017 | soprano/piano, also mezzo-soprano/piano version

Poem by Margaret Atwood

Song 2 of Orange Afternoon Lover

Jointly commissioned by The Howard Hanson Fund of The Eastman School and The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University, and written expressly for soprano Eileen Strempel and pianist Sylvie Beaudette. This recording released spring 2010 on the Centaur Label: (In)Habitation: Settings of Margaret Atwood Poetry by American Women Composers.

 

To hear Kitty Whately and Simon Leeper's rendition, recorded live at Wigmore Hall in February 2017, please click here.

Friday
Feb102012

Orange Afternoon Lover

Song cycleAgainst Still LifeI Was Reading A Scientific ArticleI Am Sitting on the Edge

2006, rev. 2017 | soprano/piano, also mezzo-soprano/piano version

Poems by Margaret Atwood, about 13 minutes long.

Jointly commissioned by The Howard Hanson Fund of The Eastman School and The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University, and written expressly for soprano Eileen Strempel and pianist Sylvie Beaudette. This recording released spring 2010 on the Centaur Label: (In)Habitation: Settings of Margaret Atwood Poetry by American Women Composers.

Click here to watch soprano Maureen McKay and pianist/composer Lori Laitman perform this in concert from October 10, 2019.

Errata

Some newer editions may already have these corrections.

Song 3,“I Am Sitting on the Edge"

  • In the mezzo version, in m. 21, the B should be tied to a B.
  • In the soprano version, in m. 21, the C sharp should be tied to a C sharp.