Don't Write to Me
About this work:
Don't Write to Me is one of several brief, humorous songs with an obligato woodwind instrument. The others include The Chinese Handcuff and Time Feeds on Itself. Don't Write to Me is based on a real personal classified advertisement which appeared in the New York Review of Books in 1988. Wallach has also set the same advertisement as a song for voice and piano which can be found in the cycle/collection called Daughters of Silence.
Year composed: 1988
Ensemble type: Voice, Solo or With Chamber or Jazz Ensemble:Solo Voice with One Non-keyboard Instrument
Instrumentation: 1 Clarinet, 1 Bass Clarinet, 1 Alto Saxophone, 1 Soprano, 1 Other Wind Instrument(s)
Instrumentation notes: this song is written for voice and one woodwind instrument - but there's a choice of many possible woodwind instruments.