Five Poems of Emily Dickinson
About the work
The five poems set are: 1. The Mushroom… 2. My wheel is in the dark 3. Just lost when I was saved 4. The Wind began to knead the Grass 5. I died for beauty
First Performance: York University Students, 1989
The vocal line has good rhythmic and pitch support from the piano, and does not use extreme ranges of the voice.