Signature for Tempo

for soprano and piano

1976

9 minutes

Poetry: Archibald MacLeish

Premiere: Raquel Cortina, soprano
Mary Ann Bulla, piano
University of New Orleans
April 2, 1977

[Not currently available for performance.]

Composer Notes: There are four songs in this set. The opening of the first song is atonal, but quasi-tonal gestures occur throughout the work. The last song ends emphatically on a single pitch center.