The Pocketbook

Song TitleThe Pocketbook (Search)
Composer(s):Tom Cipullo
Author(s):Marilyn Kallet
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Purse; American; Beautiful; Bergdorf Goodman; Buying; Carrying; Cases (Objects); Catalogues; Coats; Colors; Comedy; Comfort; Credit Cards; Crooning; Day; Determination; Dialing; Drunk; Easy; Encore; Families; Fantasies; Fashion; Fluid; Garnet; Height; Hiding; Houses; Humor; Husbands; Identity; Inches; Insanity; Italian; Joy; Life; Luxury; Material Things; Memorizing; Metaphor: Purse as Womb; Miraculous; Money; Mothers; Neighbors; Obsession; Park Avenue (NYC); Peekaboo; Personification: Purse; Phone Numbers; Playing; Poe, Edgar Allen; Porsche; Prisons; Purses; Recliners; Red; Selling; Shopping; Shoulders; Silk; Silver; Sisters; Soft; Souls; Straps; Suede; Suits; Surgery; Tweed; Unworthy; Waiting; Wealth; Wedding Rings; Wombs; Women; Years
First LineFluid Italian Suede (Search)
Average Duration4:30 (Search)
Year of composition 2000 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://songofamerica.net/song/pocketbook/
Larger WorkHow to Get Heat Without Fire (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSbX15Js59Y
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano
Range: C4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyC Major (Search)
Dedicated ToDonna Doyle and Laura Min (Search)
Premiered ByJody Sheinbaum (Search)
Recommended Printed Sourcehttps://classicalvocalreprints.com/show.php?id=3277 (Search)
ContributorGTM , April Sorenson (Search)
Contributor Affiliation University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Search)
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