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The Goth Chapters


SYNOPSIS
A 30-year old goth fan girl moves through the exhilarating stages of a tempestuous love affair.

DURATION
15’

LIBRETTIST
Jerre Dye

YEAR COMPOSED
Originally composed in 2007 as Ars Poetica; revised in 2019 as The Goth Chapters

COMMISSIONER
Ars Poetica, was originally commissioned by Peter Austin and Dorie Schwertz for the (now defunct) Music in the Loft concert series.

ORDERING SCORES
Inkjar Publishing Company
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AUDIO
Please note that the audio below is of the music in its original Ars Poetica version. While the text is incorrect, the audio will give you a good idea of the sound world for the chapters. Please note that the movements in The Goth Chapters have been re-ordered; the ordering below reflects this change.

Buffy Baggott, mezzo-soprano, and the Lincoln Trio
From The Billy Collins Suite, Cedille Records CDR 90000 115
Available from
Cedille Records

Chapter 1: Heedless/Headless
Chapter 3: Our Insides
Chapter 2: Bitten

Chapter 4: Keepsake