Pioneer Child’s Doll

2002 | soprano/piano.

Poem by Judith Sornberger (b.1952).

Text to “Pioneer Child’s Doll” from a poem of Judith Sornberger, from “Open Heart,” Calyx Books, Corvallis, Oregon, ©1993, Judith Mickel Sornberger. Used by permission of the poet.

Commissioned by The Nebraska Music Teachers Association. Premiere: October 24, 2002, The University of Nebraska, Kearney, Nebraska with Anne Foradori, soprano and Valerie Cisler, piano.

Song 5 of Within These Spaces.

The premiere recording is on Albany Records Within These Spaces — Songs of Lori Laitman, with soprano Sari Gruber and pianist Warren Jones. Click here to purchase.