Alleycat Love Song

Song TitleAlleycat Love Song (Search)
Composer(s):Joelle Wallach
Composer Underrepresented GroupFemale; Jewish (Search)
Author(s):Dana Gioia
Keyword(s) & Features: Aching; Addressee: Cat; Autumn; Catnip; Cats; Courting; Croaking; Dawn; Doors; Fireflies; Flea collars; Fred; Frogs; Full Moon; Fur; Gardens; Humorous; Ignoring; Lakes; Meowing; Mustard-brown; Nightjars; Personification: Cat; Personification: Fireflies; Pets; Pines; Rhapsody; Scratching; Sex; Singing; Soothing; Sweetgum trees; Whiskers
Average Duration3:15 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://joellewallach.com/composition/alleycat-love-song/
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source https://www.classicalvocalrep.com/
Difficulty LevelMasters/Young Artist (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium/High voice
Trivial or Important references and connectionsWritten in the imaginary voice of Jasmin, Wallach’s magical cat and mini-muse, Alley Cat Love Song, based on a poem by Dana Gioia, is a lyrical, lusty look at longing and an exuberant collaboration between piano and voice. (Search)
Recommended Printed Sourcecontact composer Joelle Wallach joellewallach@hotmail.com OR https://www.classicalvocalrep.com/ (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Melodic classical torch song in the voice of Jasmin, the composer's magical cat and mini-muse. (Search)
Contributor Joelle Wallach (Search)
Contributor Affiliation BMI (Search)
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