If I Can't Dance, It's Not My Revolution, op. 78 no. 9

Leonard Lehrman

About this work:
#9 (end of Act I Finale) from E.G.: A Musical Portrait of Emma Goldman; lyrics by composer, inspired by a paraphrase by Gloria Steinem; previewed by Elizabeth Parcells as part of entire show (book & lyrics co-written by Karen Ruoff Kramer), Berlin 5/86; prem. by Helene Williams, NY 1987; 50 productions in 5 countries; recorded by Helene & composer on Songs of Conscience
Version: soprano & piano
Year composed: 1985
Duration: 00:02:18
Ensemble type: Voice, Solo or With Chamber or Jazz Ensemble:Solo Voice with Keyboard
Instrumentation: 1 Piano, 1 Soprano
Instrumentation notes: male dancer(s) planted in audience required for interlude; also performable by 3 women & piano

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