SONGS FOR SOLO VOICE AND PIANO 

 

                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                 

                                                                  

                                                                                     

                                     

                                       

 

I Shot An ArrowA. Guardia, soprano
00:00 / 03:46
Mad GardenerJ. Koth, tenor
00:00 / 00:00
Beautiful SoupJ. Koth, tenor
00:00 / 01:55

"I Shot an Arrow..." 

for female voice and piano

This is a setting of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1845 poem on the theme of enduring friendship, The Arrow and the Song, which begins:        

 

 

Mad Gardener's Song

for male or female voice and piano

                                     

Lewis Carroll's Mad Gardener is a series of funny, clever metaphors which ponder the difficulties of life. Our Gardener's marriage is unhappy, debts have eaten away his savings, and the future is murky at best.  

Beautiful Soup 

for male or female voice and piano

 

 

 

A Lewis Carroll Songbook

for male or female voice and piano

                                 

The complete set of eleven songs for voice and piano which celebrate Lewis Carroll’s wit, loopy logic, and love of the world of children. Includes settings of favorite poems such as Beautiful Soup, Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat, and The Mad Gardener’s Song as well as numerous less-known poems

Going to the Dogs 

for male or female voice and piano

An affectionate tribute to dogs and the humans who love them, Going to the Dogs is a song-cycle of five short, diverse, funny, and poignant poems by Dylan Thomas, Alexander Pope, and others. Cover art and video by Jennifer Winn, soprano. 

Beautiful Soup, so rich and green, 

Waiting in a hot tureen!                      

Who for such dainties would not stoop

Soup of the evening, Beautiful Soup!

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Central Park 

song-cycle for male & female voices with piano

A collaboration between poet Ezra Wasserman Mitchell and Bruce Lazarus, Central Park is a unified cycle of five tender, dramatic, and adoring poems descriptive of New York City's most beloved park. Themes include Bethesda Fountain, the Maine Memorial at Columbus Circle, and inscriptions on park benches.

 

Central Park awaits its first performance! Contact the composer at brucelazarus2k@yahoo.com if you are interested in presenting the world premiere. 

For inquiries, contact the composer directly at brucelazarus2k@yahoo.com

For inquiries, contact the composer directly at brucelazarus2k@yahoo.com

For inquiries, contact the composer directly at brucelazarus2k@yahoo.com

For inquiries, contact the composer directly at brucelazarus2k@yahoo.com

For inquiries, contact the composer directly at brucelazarus2k@yahoo.com

I shot an arrow into the air,

It fell to earth, I knew not where...