"Three Sara Teasdale Songs for Soprano and Piano" Opus 15 initially started as two songs but felt incomplete. An early 20th century American lyric poet and first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in
A collection of short and (for the most part) playful preludes for piano. The composer thought of these as a lively 'appetizer' to begin a concert.
Twelve Variations based on the National Anthem of Lesotho. The composer lived in Lesotho from 1995-1997 as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Each variation is based on a scene from Lesothosome are everyday
Three Langston Hughes Songs for Soprano and Piano Opus 12 were inspired by the wonderful rhythmical poetry of Langston Hughes (1902-1967). These songs have a strong jazz influence and portray feelings of