Perhaps Not to Be (2013)

Perhaps Not to Be (2013)

for mezzo-soprano and piano
text by Pablo Neruda

This recording features mezzo-soprano Rachel Love at the Women Composers Festival of Hartford March 13, 2016.


Duration: 3 minutes
PDF Score: $10

Perhaps Not to Be (2013)

for soprano/mezzo-soprano and organ
text by Pablo Neruda


Duration: 3 minutes
PDF Score: $10


Perhaps Not to Be was written for the wedding of soprano Emily Mills Woodruff in June 2013 at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, NY. The English translation of the poem by Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) was used for the piece, and was originally scored for soprano and organ, featuring mezzo-soprano Katherince Ciesinski and organist Thatcher Lyman.