Timothy Lee Miller | composer

Art Songs

SATB ACCOMPANIED | SATB A CAPPELLA | CHILDREN’S CHORUS | ART SONGS | OPERA

(See also) ORCHESTRA & CHORUS | BAND & CHORUS

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The Apartment House (2019)

Mezzo-soprano, violin & piano (available in the song cycle Trees & Other Poems)

Text by Alfred Joyce Kilmer

Duration:  c. 3'

Premiered November 15, 2023, by Valerie Gonzalez, soprano; Aurora Mendez, violin; Craig Ketter, piano, at Little Church Around the Corner, New York, New York.

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Four Songs from "The Bird Lady" Opera (2021)

A set of four songs from The Bird Lady opera (Mourning Dove, The Hummingbird, Whose Face Is This?, Father, Won't You Stay?)

Soprano, violin & piano

Text by Linda Marcus & Julie I. Meyers, and Germaine Shames

Duration: c. 16'

The premiere performance of Mourning Dove and The Hummingbird was on February 27, 2018, by Lauren Ishida, soprano; Christopher Sahar, piano; Artie Dibble, viola, at Advent Lutheran Church, New York, New York.

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The House With Nobody In It (2017)

Mezzo-soprano, violin & piano (available in the song cycle Trees & Other Poems)

Text by Alfred Joyce Kilmer

Duration:  c. 8'

Commissioned by Illumine in August 2017

Illumine gave Premiere performances on July 20-21, 2018 (Kaitlyn Waterson, mezzo-soprano; David Matthew Brown, violin; Jodie Brown, piano) in East Greenville, Pennsylvania, and Devon, Pennsylvania.

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If He Were Alive, Mayhap, Mr. Morgan (2019)

Spoken voice & piano

Text by Ogden Nash

Duration:  c. 3'

Premiered February 13, 2023, by Anthony de Mare, Marc A. Scorca Hall of the National Opera Center, New York, New York.

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Mount Houvenkopf (2019)

Soprano, violin & piano (available in the song cycle Trees & Other Poems)

Text by Alfred Joyce Kilmer

Duration:  c. 3'

Premiered November 15, 2023, by Valerie Gonzalez, soprano; Aurora Mendez, violin; Craig Ketter, piano, at Little Church Around the Corner, New York, New York.

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Poets (2019)

Mezzo-soprano, violin, viola, cello, and piano (or harp)

Text by Alfred Joyce Kilmer

Duration:  c. 3'

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening (2014)

Voice & piano (also available for SATB & piano, and guitar & piano)

Text by Robert Frost

Duration:  c. 3'

Premiered February 27, 2016, by Emily Custer, soprano, and Moriah Custer, piano, at Bryan Recital Hall in Moore Musical Arts Center, Bowling Green State University,  Bowling Green, Ohio.

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The Ship That Ne'er Returned (2011)

Voice & piano

Text by Henry Clay Work (1832-1884)

Duration:  c. 3'

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Three Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (2014)

Set of three songs: The Day Is Done, Sleep, and Daybreak

Soprano & piano

Text by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Duration:  c. 13'

Premiered June 10, 2014, by Lauren Ishida, soprano, and Claudine Hickman, piano, at Spectrum/NYC, New York, New York.

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Trees (2018)

Soprano, violin & piano (available in the song cycle Trees & Other Poems)

Text by Alfred Joyce Kilmer

Duration:  c. 3'

Premiered November 15, 2023, by Valerie Gonzalez, soprano; Aurora Mendez, violin; Craig Ketter, piano, at Little Church Around the Corner, New York, New York.

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Trees & Other Poems (2018)

Set of four songs: Trees, The Apartment House, Mount Houvenkopf, and The House With Nobody In It

Soprano, violin & piano

Text by Alfred Joyce Kilmer

Duration:  c. 17'

Premiered November 15, 2023, by Valerie Gonzalez, soprano; Aurora Mendez, violin; Craig Ketter, piano, at Little Church Around the Corner, New York, New York.

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Two Dogs I Have (2019)

Spoken voice & piano

Text by Ogden Nash

Duration: c. 4'

Premiered February 13, 2023, by Anthony de Mare, Marc A. Scorca Hall of the National Opera Center, New York, New York.

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Winter (2014)

Voice & piano (opt. marimba)

Text by Walter de la Mare

Duration:  c. 3'

Premiered December 20, 2014, by baritone Shawn Tolley in Spokane, Washington.

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