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 Online
Larger WorkHow to Get Heat Without Fire (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source
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 Source (Search)
ContributorGTM , April Sorenson (Search)
Contributor Affiliation University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Search)
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