Edward B. Marks Music Company

Description

William Bolcom composed both words and music for these urban madrigals, written for The Western Wind a cappella group in 1970. Each madrigal depicts a slice of New York City life in the early 1970s, by turns comic, theatrical, bittersweet, haunting, and satirical. Movements: The Movie Queue, The Maternity Ward, Late, Late Show, The Funeral-Marriage, The Secret of the Universe, The University, and The Subway Beggar. For SSATBar or SSACtBar a cappella. Advanced Level.