Lyrics by Frederica von Stade. Commissioned by Frederica von Stade and dedicated to her daughter, Lisa Elkus. First Performance: September 20, 1997 at Zellerbach Auditorium, UC Berkeley; Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano; Martin Katz, piano.
Orchestrated in 1999 for mezzo-soprano and full orchestra. Orchestration commissioned by The Louisville Orchestra. First performance: January 8, 2000 with Frederica von Stade; conductor Uriel Segal.
1. Bedtime Story
2. Paper Wings
3. Mitten Smitten
4. A Route to the SkyRecordings of this composition are available. See Joy Alone: Angel Blue (Opus Arte) and The Faces of Love – The Songs of Jake Heggie (BMG/RCA Victor).
The Score is available. See THE FACES OF LOVE Song Collections (1999).
Collections are published Songbooks or books of compositions. The songs and arias are often found individually in Recordings as well as Compositions. One or more recordings have been made. (Here is a Search for them.) Score(s) available from G. Schirmer/Hal Leonard.