shouts, faces, cities and lonely roads

for baritone and piano


(version for baritone and orchestra)

       text by Lou Lipsitz

A Plea to White Men to Join the March on Washington, August 28, 1963

Bedtime Story

Los Angeles Riots, August 1965



Shouts, faces, cities and lonely roads was premiered on December 13, 1990 by André Solomon-Glover and Warren Jones at Merkin Recital Hall in New York City. 

Version for baritone and orchestra was premiered on February 25, 1994 by the Denver Chamber Orchestra; Paul Lustig Dunkel conductor. 

"With their fervent resonance and skillful writing, these songs were sung with great eloquence." - Allen Young, Rocky Mountain News