JULIANA HALL | AMERICAN ART SONG COMPOSER

SYLLABLES OF VELVET, SENTENCES OF PLUSH

7 Songs for Soprano and Piano
on letters of Emily Dickinson

Publisher
Boosey & Hawkes

Catalog Number
M051933136

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Texts
1 – To Eudocia C. Flynt
2 – To T.W. Higginson
3 – To Emily Fowler (Ford)
4 – To Samuel Bowles the younger
5 – To Eugenia Hall
6 – To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson) I
7 – To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson) II

Year of Composition
1989

Duration
13 minutes

Dedication
In memory of Jeanne, Jessie, and Nancy.

First Performance
March 10, 1991
 
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
 
Jayne West, soprano
Karen Sauer, piano

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Jayne West, soprano
Karen Sauer, piano

To Eudocia C. Flynt

To T.W. Higginson

To Emily Fowler (Ford)

To Samuel Bowles the younger

To Eugenia Hall

To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson) I

To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson) II

CD Recording

Susan Narucki, soprano
Donald Berman, piano

Syllables of Velvet, Sentences of Plush