Sugar in the Cane

Song TitleSugar in the Cane (Search)
Composer(s):Paul Bowles
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Tennessee Williams
Author Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Bakers; Behind; Blinds; Blue; Blues; Bravado; Bread; Cashing; Checks; Cold; Confidence; Dangerous; Day; God; Hot; Innuendos; Mashing; Metaphor: Speaker as Bread; Metaphor: Speaker as Check; Metaphor: Speaker as Object; Metaphor: Speaker as Pepper; Metaphor: Speaker as Potato; Metaphor: Speaker as Sugar; Metaphor: Speaker as Window; Mystery; Night; Objects; Pepper; Potatoes; Ragtime; Rain; Saving; Seeing; Shakers; Souls; Sugar; Sugar cane; Summer; Sweet; Things; Touch; Touching; Waiting; Warnings; Windows; Winter
First LineI'm red pepper in a shaker (Search)
Average Duration1:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1946 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkBlue Mountain Ballads (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsContemporary drama (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source
Audio Source
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Catalog DesignationNo. 4 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium voice
Range: D4 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyE Minor (Search)
Recommended Printed SourceG Schirmer, "Blue Mountain Ballads, Paul Bowles" (Search)
ContributorGTM , Gregory Zavracky (Search)
Contributor Affiliation University of Connecticut, Brown University (Search)
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