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Ars Poetica

I. Introduction to Poetry
III. Vade Mecum
II. Sonnet

IV. Endangered

Due to rights issues, this piece cannot be sold nor performed at this time.

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

DURATION
15’

POET
Billy Collins

YEAR COMPOSED
2007

PROGRAM NOTES
Ars Poetica was commissioned by the concert series Music in the Loft as part of their Billy Collins Suite project, in which a group of composers each set texts by the American poet Billy Collins. My set contains four poems: Introduction to Poetry, Sonnet, Vede Mecum, and Endangered.
-S.G.