Second Date

2004, Revised 2017 | soprano/piano.

Poem by Jāma Jandroković (b.1967). Commissioned by Jāma Jandroković.

Song 5 of Five Lovers.

The premiere recording was released December 2019 on the Naxos double CD set Living in the Body — Songs of Lori Laitman, with soprano Alisa Jordheim and pianist Andrew Rosenblum. To purchase, please click here

If you have an older copy, please contact me for a complimentary updated score.


Some newer editions may already have these corrections.

  • opening tempo should be quarter = 76
  • 7: Voice: “stor-ies” should be tied to a quarter, not to a dotted half
  • 24: “off your” can alternately be sung as dotted 8th followed by 16th
  • 25: voice: rhythm on “in the” changed to dotted 8th followed by 16th
  • 35: voice: “sal-mon” is now tied to a quarter, not a dotted half
  • 37: voice: joke should just be a quarter note (no tie into next measure)