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COLE PORTER Come To The Supermarket In Old Peking
text by Cole Porter

SAMUEL BARBER The Heavenly Banquet from Hermit Songs
text by St. Brigid

WILLIAM BOLCOM Man Eating from Briefly It Enters
text by Jane Kenyon

CHRISTOPHER BERG Carrot Jingle
text by Joan Van Poznak

STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Bread from The Baker's Wife
text by Stephen Schwartz

CHRISTOPHER CULPO *Tango du Dessert
text from the Berthillon Sorbet List

LEONARD BERNSTEIN La Bonne Cuisine
text by Émilie Dumont
I. Plum Pudding
II. Queues de Bœuf (Ox-Tails)
III. Tavouk Gueunksis
IV. Civet à Toute Vitesse (Rabbit at Top Speed)

CHRISTOPHER BERG *Les Gourmandises from Portrait en miniature de Madame de Sévigne
text by Madame de Sévigne

MARTIN HENNESSY Daliah's Soup
text by a NYC schoolchild

RICHARD PEARSON THOMAS *Tuna Supreme
text from Betty Crocker's Picture Cookbook

RICHARD PEARSON THOMAS *Clean Plates Don't Lie
text from writings and menus of Chef Dan Barber

1. Invocation: know thy farmer
2. Chorus: Greenhouse
3. Recitative: What does a lamb want to eat?
4. Aria: Field (soprano)
5. Recitative: An Egg
6. Passacaglia and Chorale: Pasture
7. Recitative: An Ecology of Eating
8. Aria: Foraged (tenor)
9. Recitative: Sustainable food: safe, healthy, nutritious
10. Aria: Ocean (baritone)
11. Chorus: Taste
12. Chorus: Hudson Valley
13. Fugue and Finale: Clean Plates Don't Lie

 

* Mirror Visions commission

Posted: Jan-3-2017
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