Four Songs: Art Songs by American Women Composers v. 14

Catalog numbers: 

SMC V110/ HL 3779079

Detailed Instrumentation: 
Voice, Piano
With this series, Southern Music Company initiates the first published collection of art songs set to music exclusively by American women.  The songs span the whole of the twentieth century, and the majority of them are by living composers, with the notable exceptions of Amy Beach, Mary Howe, and Florence Price.  All of the songs have been selected on the basis of poetic choice, strength in text-setting, and accessibility in performance.  Songs in this volume: I. Strings in the Earth and Air (James Joyce), II. The Caller (Dorthy Diemer Hendry), III. One Perfect Rose (Dorothy Parker), IV. Comment (Dorothy Parker)