nor woman

  (2015)

Synopsis

No. 44 of 2015’s 100 Poems.

A setting of E. E. Cummings’ eponymous poem.

The female voice sings only to introduce and conclude the piece, while the tenor voice makes up the bulk of the vocal material.

Piano I (mid-register): the notation outlines a chord progression using the chord names only, repeated ad lib.
Piano II (high-register): the notation outlines a chord progression using the chord names only, repeated ad lib.
Piano I (low-register): the notation outlines a bass line using the note names only, repeated ad lib.