Duration (in minutes): 7'39;30'34;
Difficulty: Medium (college/community)
Category: solo voice(s) with piano
Description: 5 songs. Commissioned by Florence Hechtel for Deutsches Haus, NYC. German poems by Christian Morgenstern; humorous. Premiered 1982. 1st prize Composers, Authors & Artists of America, 1986. performed Budapest, Hungary and Lincoln Center. "Music perfectly matching the poet's black humor..." - Boston review.