Julie Mandel

Pious Cat

Year: 2003

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble, solo voice(s) with piano

Instruments: any woodwind, clarinet, flute, narrator/speaker

Description: Weaving together a lyrical vocal score, a traditional Yiddish folk song, and narration into a beautiful setting for soprano, narrator, clarinet and piano. This thought-provoking work by Yiddish author I.L. Peretz is a parable of how devotion and piety are often used to excuse and rationalize even the most heinous acts.
Audio features Darcy Dunn, soprano; Daniel Dorrance, clarinet; Barbara Ames, piano;
Mark Singer, narration.

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