Bird of Time
Duration (in minutes): 1 minute
Difficulty: High (professional)
Category: solo voice(s) with piano
Instruments: any female voice, piano
Description: The Bird of Time is set to four lines from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam concerning the enjoyment of life and the shortness of life. It begins in B-flat, goes to C, and ends in E-flat—all in 50 seconds. A little like life. It was composed July 14, 2012.