Songs of Our Time
14 Songs Set to Poems by Contempory Poets - for Medium High Voice and Piano. Composed by Ricky Ian Gordon. Piano reduction/vocal score. With Standard notation. 78 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.VF11).
Item Number: CF.VF11
ISBN 0825859948. Text: Jean Valentine, Audra Mcdonald, Gwendolyn Brooks, Paul Celan, John Ashbery, Langston Hughes.
Known for his extraordinary songs, this collection offers 14 works by composer Ricky Ian Gordon, set to the poetry of writers such as Sylvia Plath, Langston Hughes, James Schuyler, Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Stanley Kunitz and more. With Gordon's ability to gracefully straddle the realms of high-end Broadway and classical, this musical compilation has a unique sound and style that makes it an exciting addition to any singles Repertoire.