she stood there —
sliding into night

(1999)


In tears, the moon says: 
I want to be an orange.

(Oh you, girl, pacing alone 
the final chamber of night)

Where are you going, where?

Orange and Lemon. 
Oh the girl un happy in love! 
(off the pebbles in the water.)

 

SCORING:

Alto voice, Accordion, Electric organ, 2 Violoncelli

DURATION:

61 minutes

PREMIERE:

14 May 1999
Mudd Ramp
Oberlin, Ohio
ensemble: rocketchrist