The Winds of May (A Short Madrigal Cycle for Mixed Chorus). Composed by Kirke Mechem (1925-). For Choral (SATB). Choral Collection. 28 pages. G. Schirmer #ED4189. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50485374).
ISBN 0634067958. 6.75x10.5 inches.
Five very short pieces serve as a fine example of Mechem's ability to weave separate poems into a connected story. The texts, about the joy and despair of love, are by one of America's great masters of the short lyric, Sara Teasdale.