On a Dark Road
and Other Night Songs
Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble (piano, viola, cello, flute, clarinet, bassoon
Duration: 16 minutes
Year of Composition: 2014
Premiere: Eric Scott Alexander Faculty Recital, Melissa Malde, mezzo, 2014.
Program Notes: The cycle consists of five poems set for mezzo soprano and chamber ensemble. The poems, each by a different author, are related either directly or indirectly to the subject of night.