plant Magic dust

  (2014)

Synopsis

No. 75 in the 100 Poems project.

A setting of the eponymous poem by E. E. Cummings.

The piano part begins with 8 different pitches, the soprano with 4. Each measure the piano loses a pitch and gives it to the soprano. The final measure of the work finds the piano with a single pitch (B), and the soprano with the remaining 11 pitches.