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The Darling Song Cycle

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The Darling Song Cycle

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The Darling Song Cycle is a new series of original songs being composed by Edward Schocker, with lyrics by Greg Giovanni. Inspired by the Darling Family in J.M. Barrie’s classic Peter Pan, the subject matter from this domestic drama ranges from funny to sad to absurd. The work will be premiered in Oakland and San Francisco in December 2012.


Song Highlight:
The Sewing -sung by Mrs. Darling in the story of Peter Pan. The children’s mother is patiently waiting by the window for her children to return from Neverland. As she’s waiting she sings this song while sewing and mending her children’s clothe.

Listen to an acoustic excerpt of The Sewing sung by Melanie Schauwecker and Karen Marek:

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Upcoming work in progress showings:

Sundays and Mondays
May 6 – 21, 2012 at 7pm
NOHspace (View Venue)
2840 Mariposa Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Purchase Tickets Online

In addition, On May 13th, from 5:30 – 6:30, composer Edward Schocker will host West Coast: Looking East, illuminating the reasons why experimental composers from the West look towards the traditional music of the East for inspiration.

These showings are partly funded by New Music USA, The Zellerbach Family Foundation and individual donations.

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