for bass voice and piano(2017)
|Commission||Commissioned by Andrew Munn|
|Premiere||January 19, 2018; Paul Hall, The Juilliard School; Andrew Munn, bass • Adam Rothenberg, piano|
This is a song cycle about two animal companions, Shadowfax (the dog) and Zarathustra (the cat) whom singer Andrew Munn and I shared an apartment with while living together in New York. The text is by Andrew and the piece is affectionalty dedicated to himand our pets.
– Katherine Balch