The Blood Jet

Song cycleMorning SongThe RivalKindnessBalloons

2006, Revised 2010, 2017 | soprano/piano.

Poems by Sylvia Plath (1932-1963). Morning Song, The Rival, Kindness and Balloons © Sylvia Plath, and reproduced by kind permission of the Sylvia Plath Estate 2008.

Commissioned by Adelaide Whitaker. Dedicated to soprano Sari Gruber. Published in June 2008.

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