Songs in the Dark (2016)

Songs in the Dark (2016)

song cycle for mezzo-soprano or soprano* and piano (optional synth and electric bass)

Duration: 13′

Text by Emily Brontë

  • I. The Night is Darkening (text from poem “The Night is Darkening”
  • Interlude: “Frozen” 
  • II. Fall, Leaves, Fall (text from poem “Fall, Leaves, Fall”)
  • III. I’ll Not Weep (text from poem “Stanzas”)

*Songs can be transposed to fit a higher voice.

Click HERE to view PDF of score for voice and piano 

Available for purchase at JW Pepper, Sheet Music Plus, and Sheet Music Direct 


Songs in the Dark (2016)

version for mezzo-soprano or soprano, string quartet, vibraphone, electric bass 

Duration: 8′

1. The Night Is Darkening (text from poem “Night is Darkening”)
Interlude – “Frozen” creating the cold and dreary atmosphere; leaves falling from trees and other instruments join in before voice begins
2. Fall, Leaves, Fall (text from poem “Fall, Leaves, Fall”)