Beauty : for voice and piano
by May Howlett (1978)
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Beauty is the central song in a series describing the real and imaginary lives of an aging woman. The music and ideas of the larger work show influences of Broadway musicals, disco and more classical techniques, all spiced with a kind of Brechtian alienation.
Instrumentation: Medium to high voice, piano.
Duration: 2 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Not technically difficult, but requires a trained voice of good range
First performance: 18 Jun 78. Carnegie Recital Hall, NY
Performances of this work
18 Jun 78: Carnegie Recital Hall, NY
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