Late, By Myself (2010)

Text by Rumi
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Late, By Myself (2010)

for soprano, vibraphone, piano, bass and drums
text by Rumi
Late, by myself, in the boat of myself,
no light and no land anywhere,
cloudcover thick. I try to stay
just above the surface,
yet I’m already under
and living with the ocean
– Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Late, By Myself (2011) for soprano, vibraphone, piano, bass, and drums was written for Emily Mills Woodruff, and premiered at the Eastman School of Music, featuring Emily Mills Woodruff, soprano; Tomasz Arnold, vibraphone; Jennifer Bellor, piano; Ben Thomas, bass; and Aaron Staebell, drums. Video recording of a performance at the Eastman Women in Music Festival, featuring dancers Miss Pfohl Smith and Alaina Olivieri.


Duration: 5:30
PDF Score: $10


PDF Parts: $7
Email info@jenniferbellor.com for purchase of parts.

Late, By Myself (2010)

for soprano and organ
text by Rumi

Late By Myself (2011) was commissioned by Emily Mills Woodruff and premiered with Thatcher Lyman (organ).
Late, by myself, in the boat of myself,
no light and no land anywhere,
cloudcover thick. I try to stay
just above the surface,
yet I’m already under
and living with the ocean
– Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi


Duration: 7 minutes
PDF Score: $15