Poem for Mezzo-Soprano and Mixed Septet

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LKMP X081003/ HL 41302

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Mezzo-Soprano Solo   Flute, B-flat Clarinet, Percussion(1), Piano(d Harpsichord), Harp or Guitar, Violin, Cello
This is a setting of "The Hollow Men" by the American-born poet and critic, T.S. Eliot for mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet, percussion, piano/harpsichord, harp or guitar, violin and cello.  "The Hollow Men" can be understood asa reflection on the condition of those abandoned in old age and as the hallucinations of a mind drifting into the subconscious.