NOTE: Musical settings of Kramer's work in this section are alphabetized by the composer's name and, following, the title of the composition..
Anonymous. "No, Our Spirit Is Not Broken." Kramer's translation of a Holocaust text by Josuoha Zendrof. c1942. See G170 and G294 [3Nov93] In LL.
Anonymous. "Peekskill." Same melody as "Vilna Ghetto Song." See G02. In TW as last section of "Peekskill." Performed by Kramer and the Weavers at their Peekskill Hootenanny, 30 Sep. 1949, and at the 1950 Manhattan Center commemoration with film actor Frank Silvera as narrator and the Weavers singing the last section. See also G81 and G140. n.d.
Anonymous. "Vilna Ghetto Song." Sing Out! 33 (1950): n.p. Kramer's translation of Hirsch Glick. In M as "Partisan Hymn." See G104.
Anonymous. "From Vilna Went Forth Still Another Decree." Kramer's translation of an anonymous Holocaust text. See G . Summer 1992. Text in CYP and LL.
Anonymous. "What Did We Do When We Wanted Corn?" n.d. Transcribed by Karl Finger in 1972. In TW as section six ("A Song for Peace") of "When Every Tear is Turned to Stone." See G74 and G81
Aks, Harold. [three settings] "Garcia Lorca." 1940. In TGR. "Work Day." 1940. In TGR. "For Him With the Ax." 1940. On the basis of these songs Wallingford Riegger accepted Aks as his student. See G55.
Apeskin, Leib. "Why Was It So Bright?" (in CYP and LL), and Joshua Zendrof's See G170
Appleton, Clyde. "Blues For Emmett Till." Sing Out! 383 (1956): 3.
Armanini, Ronald. Moses. 1988-89. An oratorio.
Armanini, Ronald. [thirteen settings] 1986-87. Also includes: "Night Song" in RH, "Not Just Now" in RH, "Night of Snow" in GM, "Love Song" in M, "Midsummer" in RH, "A Parting Word" in M, "Forest Vapors" in RH, "Snow Song" in RH, "Cat and Mouse" from "The Minotaur" in RFD, "The Doll" in OWP, Kramer's version of "Psalm Twenty-Three" from Glickman's The Cross and the Arrow, "Silent Warrior" in M, and "The Swan" in BB.
Arnow, Diane. [four settings] 1979. Including: "Is This the City?" in RFD; "Shoreham: a Ballad for Phil Ochs," "The Flowers of Georgia O'Keeffe," in RFD; and "Patriotism," in RFD. See G143.
Bauman, Doris. "A New Song!" c1950. Kramer's translation of Heine's "Germany: A Winter's Tale." See G111.
Bell (Deitch), Adele. [three settings] "A Ballad of Jesus." 1973. In HG as "CALVARY: Philadelphia, Mississippi." "Gypsy Moths in the Suburbs." n.d. In OWP. "No-One Makes His Rounds." 1973. See G75 and G 12 Apr. 93
Berman, Judith. "Lullaby." 1980. Kramer's translation of Benjamin Katz. Reprinted in Hebrew translation of Unter Yankele's Vigele (Tel-Aviv): 191-92 with Kramer's original English lyrics and a Hebrew version by Uriel Ofek.
Berman, Judith M. [six songs] 1980. Including: "My Lullabies," a translation of Dora Teitelboim; "I Cradle You," a translation of Celia Dropkin; "Cat, Keep Still!" a translation of I.L. Peretz; "Lullaby," a translation of Benjamin Katz; and "Little Boy Dreaming," a translation of H. Leivick. The entire cycle of lullabies translated by Kramer. Also includes arrangement of Kramer's translation of Morris Rosenfeld's "Chanukah Lights." See G[13Apr83] and [Nov93] for “Cat” only.
Binder, A.W. "Never Say (Song of the Jewish Partisans)." n.p.: Mills Music, Inc., 1948. Binder's arrangement of an anonymous song. Kramer's translation of Hirsch Glick. In M as "Partisan Hymn."
Black, Arnold. The Beautiful Dream of Ilya Ilyitch Oblomov. c1982. About twenty songs. See G and two following entries
Black, Arnold. The Great Man Votes. n.d. Includes "Among the Alpine Snows" and "In All Your Days." Uncompleted musical based on the 1939 John Barrymore film.
Black, Arnold. Heavenly Express. c1960 About twenty songs. Optioned musical, never produced, based on play by Albert Bein. Library of Congress incorrectly credits Lehman Engel with the settings. Seven songs in M as Santa Fe Night. University of Michigan Musical Theater Award, April 1978. See G29, G92, and G106. and [12 Apr 73]
Black, Arnold. Four Poems of Aaron Kramer. Includes: "Hymn," "Joy" in HG, "Softly" and "Midsummer" in RH. Premiere at Pines Theater Festival, Look Park, Northampton, MA. 9 Aug. 1980. Mohawk Trail Chamber Quartet with Gretchen d'Armand, soprano. In HG. See G[9Aug80]
Black, Arnold. "A Hundred Planets." n.d. Part of Eugene Glickman's Children's Suite.
Blanter, M. "Ballad of Itzik Wittenberg." A Treasury of Jewish Folklore. n.p., n.d. 665-66. Translation from the Yiddish of Shmerke Katcherginsky’s ghetto song. In M, CYP, and LL. See G[sum92]
Brodyn, Maxim. "Bella, the Leader of the Youth-Group." n.d. Brodyn's arrangement. Kramer's translation of I. Bronfman.
Brudno, Avrom. "From Your Stars, Your White Stars Burning." Kramer's translation of Avrom Sutzkever. See G170 and G[Nov93]
Cadman, Charles W. "The Road I Have Chosen." 1945. Cadman's last song. Dedicated to the memory of Wendell Willkie. Published by Leeds Music Corp. Premier sung by Gilbert Adams, pianist Herb Dell, at Headline Cabaret, Old Knick, music hall, NYC, 20 Apr 47. In GM as "Marching Song." See G111.
Cary, Tristram. The Tinderbox. 1957. Incidental music for the BBC production. In RFD. See G08
Cherry, Michael. "Four Songs." 1976. A cycle of translations including Goethe's "First Loss" and "Wanderer's Night Song;" and Heine's "Come Hold This Poor Heart" and "What Is Death?" In GSH. See G96 and G[Nov93] for “What”
Cherry, Michael. "Morning: Three Poems of Aaron Kramer." 1975. Sections One, Four, and Five of "The Minotaur." In RFD. First prize, 1976 Young Composers Award, Music Clubs of America. See G90.
Cherry, Michael. When I Was Eight: a Cycle. 1978. Title song one of eight Sioux songs in M. See G133 and [9May79 for other titles]
Chusid, Moses. [three settings] "Isaac Woodard." 1949. In TG. "Heine." 1949. In TG. "Spring Song." 1949. IN TG. Performed at concert of new works by the students of Nadia Boulanger. Paris, 1949.
DeCormier, Robert. "Song for Peace." 1950. Part Six of "When Every Tear Is Turned to Stone." In TW.
DeCormier, Robert. "Zog Nit Keinmol." n.d. Lift Every Voice. 52-3. Arrangement of "Zog Nit Keinmol" also known as "Partisan Hymn" and "Vilna Ghetto Song." In M.
Ditchik, Ralph. "Song for Peace." 1950. In Sing Out! #20. In TW as section six of "When Every Tear is Turned to Stone." Performed at early hootenannies, at the LA Embassy Auditorium, 7 May 1955, by the Fraternal Songsters, and as the concluding number (with dance) at the Moscow Youth Festival Concert, August 1957.
Eisenberg, Shelley. "Song for Peace." 1956. In TW as section six of "When Every Tear in Turned to Stone." Sung at New York Town Hall by the Jewish Young Folk Singers, Madeline Simon conducting, 4 Feb. 1956.
Eisler, Hans. "Wiegenlied." 1950. Translation of Bertolt Brecht. In Sing Out! #37. Sung by Sylvia Kahn at early hootenannies. See G111.
Ferguson, William Harold. Hymns for Living. ed. Sydney H. Knight. London: Lindsey Press, 1985: n. pag. Ferguson's melody "Wolvercote" provides the setting for "This World Has Been a Prison" which is retitled "Sunrise to Freedom." Hymn 144. Score and text on facing pages.
Foss, Lukas. "Tell This Blood." Choral song. 1945. Fifth section of "Liberation." In TGNS. Sung at Cleveland Music Festival, 1946. Honorable Mention in contest judged by Roy Harris.
Glickman, Eugene. Chelm: A Madrigal Comedy. n.p. 1968. In BB. See G43 & c1983
Glickman, Eugene. "Children's Suite." 1970. Ten pieces for piano accompanying texts by Kramer. In G47.
Glickman, Eugene. The Cross and the Arrow. c1971-72. An opera, first two acts completed. Based on Albert Maltz's novel about Nazi Germany. Includes Kramer's translations of Heine's "Es war ein alter König" and "Mein Kind, wir waren Kinder." In GSH. Also includes Kramer's setting of the Twenty-third Psalm.
H41 Glickman, Eugene. "Dirge." 1968. For Martin Luther King, Jr. In HG. See G65.
Glickman, Eugene. "Five Songs of Death and Life." 1976. Includes: "A Mother Pays Back" (RFD), "Efstratia Nikolaidu" (DV), "The Odessa Partisans" (TGNS), "The Wells of Java" (HG), and "Kennedy Airport" (CP). First performance at C.W. Post College, Brookville, NY by I. Musici d'Amore, 1 Feb 1977. Also performed at Long Island Composers' Alliance Concert, Heckscher Museum Park, Huntington, NY on 14 July 1977. See G107.
Glickman, Eugene. "Song of Dream and Truth." 1968. Parts one and three are the opening and closing sections of "When Every Tear is Turned to Stone." In TW. See G111.
Heilner (Holland), Debbie. "The Prisoners." 1969. One of the texts originally in Glickman’s Children's Suite. Performed by Heilner with guitar at Village Vanguard, NYC. 28 Dec. 1969. See G92.
Heilner, Irwin. "Dogs." 1972. In RH. See G161.
Heilner, Irwin. "Efharisto." 1975. For narrator, flute, and violin. Text based on first version of the poem, published in Athens News 19 August 1975 while Kramer and Heilner were in Athens on the first anniversary of the junta's fall.
Heilner, Irwin. "The Ghost of Amsterdam." 1971. A cantata for voice and saxophone based on "Night at the Concertgebouw." In G.
Heilner, Irwin. "Henry At the Grating." Broadside #100 (July 1969): 4. Published again in Broadside Vol. 3. (NY: Oak Publications, 1970): 46. In HG. See G87.
Heilner, Irwin. "Isaac Woodard." Broadside #54 (1964): n.p. Composed much earlier. In TG. See G87.
Heilner, Irwin. "A Letter Has Come to Me." Broadside #83 (August 1968): 4. Also published in The Vietnam Songbook. Comp. Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber. New York: Monthly Review, 1969: 116-17. See G87 and G92.
Heilner, Irwin. "My Lai." 1971. A four-part cantata. Includes: "The Incubus," "Acquitted," "The President Considers," and "Gypsy Moths on Long Island." Last poem in OWP as "Gypsy Moths in the Suburbs."
Heilner, Irwin. "My Little Son." 1976. Kramer's translation of Morris Rosenfeld. Included in the YIVO Rosenfeld Centenary exhibit. In TM. See G111.
Heilner, Irwin. "My Songs Are Full of Poison." 1973. Chelys. Arrangement by Walter Spalding. Kramer's translation of Heine's "Vergiftet sind meine Lieder." In GSH. See G87, G153, and G161.
Heilner, Irwin. "The Teardrop Millionaire." 1970. Kramer's translation of Morris Rosenfeld. In TM. See G87, G161, and G[Nov 93]
Heilner, Irwin. "Threnody." n.d. In RH.
Heilner, Irwin. "When Our Children March." For narrator and alto saxophone. 1971.
Helfman, Max. "The Last Will." An arrangement of the classic sweatshop song. 1949. Kramer's translation of David Edelshtat. Performed by Gordon Richards, tenor, at New York Town Hall. 12 Mar. 1949. In DV.
Heller, Alfred. "Ein Fichtenbaum steht einsam." 1967. Mercury Music Corporation. Kramer's translation of Heine. In HH1. See G161.
Heurtley, Mary. "Midsummer Eve." 1981. In RH. See G161.
Hille, Waldemar. "Blues For Emmet Till." c1956.
Hille, Waldemar. "Blues for Recorders." 1967. Based on Section One of "The Bell and the Light." In RFD.
Hille, Waldemar. Denmark Vesey. 1954. An oratorio based on the poem in DV. Excerpts published in Sing Out! #354 (1955). A recording played for the Jewish Young Folk Singers at Lorraine Hansberry's home in Greenwich Village in 1956. Their decision to do the east coast premiere was vetoed by director Robert DeCormier. Performed often on west coast (by San Francisco Labor School Chorus, Leo Christiansen, among others) Recording presented at Charleston, SC civil rights gathering in Vesey's church, May 1962. Received the NAACP's Celia Buck Award. See G03, G12, and G165.
Hille, Waldemar. "For Him With the Ax." Broadside #75 (October 1966). Text written in 1940. See G33.
Hille, Waldemar. "A Garland of Jewish American Poems." 1989. Includes: "At the Blazing Bonfire," a translation of David Seltzer (in CYP); "A Mother's Lament," a translation of Yuri Suhl, "The Mothers Rejoice," a translation of Sara Barkan; "We Have a Name for It," a translation of Yosl Kotler; "John D.," a translation of Aaron Rappaport; and "Celebration," a translation of I.E. Ronch. All translations by Kramer. The Seltzer, Suhl, Barkan, and Ronch were sung by Kathy Roche-Zujko, soprano, and Hille at piano with introductory comments by Roche-Zujko, at the First Unitarian Fellowship, Los Angeles, 9 Sep. 1986. Probably Hille's last work. See G[at date above]
Hille, Waldemar. "Lullaby." Broadside #75 (Oct. 1966): 4-5. Later in Broadside Vol. 3. New York: Oak, 1970: 42-3 and as "Ladybird's Lullaby" in The Vietnam Songbook. Comp. Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber. New York: Monthly Review, 1969: 47-9. In HG. See G33.
Hille, Waldemar. "The Market." Broadside #88 (Jan. 1968): 5 and Broadside Vol. 3. New York: Oak, 1970: 27. Poem written c1940. See G33.
Hille, Waldemar. "Oh Man Shake Off Your Slumber." Hille, Waldemar. Songs of Faith in Man. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Hodgin, 1969: 92 and Cooney, Michael. How Can We Keep From Singing? New York: Sing Out, 1974: 170. Arrangement of a German melody.
Hille, Waldemar. "Miriam's Lullaby." n.d. Reprinted in Hebrew translation of Unter Yankele's Vigele (Tel-Aviv): 223-27 with Kramer's original English lyrics and a Hebrew version by Uriel Ofek. From first section ofMoses. In M.
Hille, Waldemar. Monticello: A Jefferson Cantata. 1952. Excerpts in Yardeini, Mordecai. Yiddish Poets in Song (Idishe Dikhter in Gezang). New York: Idishen Musik Farband, 1966: 298-303. In DV as "Monticello." Sung by LA First Unitarian Church Choir, 23 Nov. 1952. Included as major segment in State of the Nation Show, Southern California ASP (Arts, Sciences,and Professions) at the Danish Auditorium throughout the 1952/53 season with Ernie Lieberman and others, choreography by Ella Lewitsky. See G127.
Hille, Waldemar. Moses. 1967. An oratorio. In M. Premier in C. Schwartz's translation as "Moishe der Bafraier." Los Angeles. See G86 and G135.
Hille, Waldemar. Peace Cantata. 1949. One section, "What Did We Do When We Needed Corn?" later revised as "Song For Peace" in Hille, Waldemar. Songs of Faith in Man. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Hodgin, 1969: 34. For "What Did We ....," see G33 and G73. Section six of "When Every Tear is Turned to Stone" in TW
Hille, Waldemar. "Prayer of the Children." 1976. Kramer's translation of Bertolt Brecht c1950. See G33.
Hille, Waldemar. "The Road I Have Chosen." n.d. In Hille, Waldemar. Songs of Faith in Man. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Hodgin, 1969: 96. Later with many alterations in Song Cycle 1973 (William E. Oliver Committee of the Songmakers of California and the Music Committee of the First Unitarian Church, Los Angeles): 20. In GM as "Marching Song."
Hille, Waldemar. "Song of Prometheus." n.d. In Hille, Waldemar. Songs of Faith in Man. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Hodgin, 1969: 76 and Cooney, Michael. How Can We Keep From Singing? New York: Sing Out, 1974: 71. See G375: "Message to Zeus" which is an earlier text of the same poem.
Hille, Waldemar. [Santa Fe Night: ten settings] c1959. Includes "Southbound," "Granny's Song," "Fly Away Buzzards" (in M as sections three, four, and six of Santa Fe Night), "Special, All Right," "Fred Norman's Song," "Everybody Wants to Know," "If You'll Agree," "Mulligan Pie Song," "I Came to a Big, Bright City," and "I Look at You and a River." Hille received little recognition for his work after Arnold Black became the official, contracted composer of Santa Fe Night. For "Southbound," see G93.
Hille, Waldemar. "This World Has Been a Prison." 1968. In Broadside #96 (Jan./Feb. 1969): 6. Later in Broadside Vol. 3. New York: Oak Publications, 1970: 23; Hille, Waldemar. Songs of Faith in Man. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Hodgin, 1969: 68; and Cooney, Michael. How Can We Keep From Singing? New York: Sing Out, 1974: 173. Hille's arrangement of an Irish melody. See G56.
Hille, Waldemar. "To Those In Power." 1971. Choral work based on Kramer's translation of Joseph Bovshover. In M.
Hille, Waldemar. "When Our Children March." 1971.
Hovey, Serge. A Ballad of August Bondi. 1955. An oratorio, seven excerpts of which are in M. Condensed text in BB. One excerpt in Sing Out! #396 as "Sons of John Brown" and a second excerpt, "Kansas Song," in the Fred Waring Contemporary series, Shawnee Press. See G05, G35, and G81.
Hovey, Serge. "Don't Mind Me." 1966. See G34.
Hovey, Serge. "Guitar and Dry Leaves." n.d. An excerpt, "Summer Night," sung in the documentary Storm of Strangers [ACI Productions, 1969], which won First Prize at the 1969 San Francisco Film Festival. In TC. See G48.
Hovey, Serge. "Is Yours the Arm?" 1955. Section four of "The Bell and the Light." In RFD. As "Recruiting Song" in G06.
Hovey, Serge. "John Henry's Lullaby." 1966. See G34.
Hovey, Serge. "Lonely Shoes." 1966. See G34.
Hovey, Serge. "Magicians." 1986. Original sketch for voice and woodwinds, 1972, score completed in 1986. Probably Hovey's last work. Text originally in Eugene Glickman's Children's Suite. See G[Dec86]
Hovey, Serge. "Under a Willow." 1966. See G34 and G161.
Jahn, Daniel. "Tompkins Square." 1974. First poem in Jahn's Noon-Afternoon, American Poetry in Song. In TC. Premiere at Center for the Arts, Provincetown, MA. 20-21 Aug. 1974. Performed by Bill Cavness with guitar by Carver Blanchard. Broadcast on WGBH [Boston], 6 Apr. 1975.
Kolodny, Katherine. "My Mother's Face Is a Weary Child's." 1940. In AF.
Konstantin, Pauline. [four a cappella choral songs] 1969. Includes: "Love Song" from M, "Teach Me, Stubborn Flood" and "Snowsong" from RH, and "Remembrance," untitled as seventh of "Eight Sioux Songs" in M.
Konstantin, Pauline. "All Winter Long." 1969. For an a cappella choir. Untitled as first of "Eight Sioux Songs," in M.
Konstantin, Pauline. "Driving Blind." 1969. For an a cappella choir. Premiere 2 May 1971. Nassau Community College [Uniondale, NY] Chamber Choir conducted by Richard I. Kegerreis. In RH.
Konstantin, Pauline. "The Ghosts of Amsterdam." 1976. A cantata. In G as "Night at the Concertgebouw." See G95.
Kramer, Regina. "Farmers' Festival." 1938.
Lane, Murray. "Lullaby for a Murdered Child." 1940. In AF. See G111.
Mendelssohn, Felix. "Auf Flugeln des Gesanges." Kramer's translation of Heine.
Modeen, Tom. [three settings] "Fly Away, Buzzards." 1973. Untitled as third song from Santa Fe Night. In M. "I Never Saw a Cradle." 1973. Untitled as fifth song from Santa Fe Night. In M. "Train Ride." 1973. In TG. See G91.
Neumann, Richard. "The Flag of Our Land." 1942. In TGR as "Counter-Attack."
Neumann, Richard. The Glass Mountain. Composed largely during his war service in Europe, 1944-45. Includes "The Final Brother" and "Goodbye" from an uncompleted oratorio. Poem as published in GM excludes "The Final Brother."
Neumann, Richard. Moses. 1957. An oratorio. Excerpts premiered by the Queens Interracial Chorus, Corona and Jamaica Churches. 25 May and 6 Jun 1959. In M.
Neumann, Richard. United Nations Cantata. c1945. In SP. Performed by Randolph Singers, orchestra conducted by Dean Dixon, Soloist Kenneth Spenser, baritone, at opening concert, 1947 American Music Festival, American Museum of Natural History, broadcast on WNYC [New York], 12 Feb. 1947.
O’Briain, Garry. “In Contempt.” 1989. In DV as fourth section of “October in Freedom Land.” Performed by Skylark. See G . O’Briain and lead vocalist Len Graham change the substance of Kramer’s poem by adding, dropping, and rearranging lines.
Ostrander, Linda. "Night Watchman." 1962. In TC. Premiere at Guild Hall, Easthampton, NY by Edmund Ostrander, tenor. 1962.
Robinson, Earl. "A Ballad of Jesus." 1965. Sung by Robinson on 1965/66 cross-country tour. For recording, see On Freedom's Side, I81. In HG as "CALVARY: Philadelphia, Mississippi." See G103.
Roth, Muriel. "Babi Yar: for Soprano, violin or viola, cello, piano." NY: Transcontinental Music Publications, 1989. Kramer's translation of Shike Driz. 1986. See G[late 89]
Sahl, Michael. [four settings] "Chains." 1948. In GT. "For My People." 1948. In AF. "The Golden Trumpet." 1948. In GT. "Train Song." 1948. In TG. Premiered by Harold Sahl, composer at piano at Cooperative Auditorium, Bronx, NY 14 June 1948.
Sahl, Michael. "The Lovers." 1948. In TG as first section of "In Central Park." Sung by Douglas Miller at Berkshire Music Festival, August 1954. See G01 and G111.
Sahl, Michael. "Prothalamium." 1948. For recordings, see Judy Collins's Whales and Nightingales (G54) and On Freedom's Side (GI81). In TG and TC as the fifth section of "Astoria." Sung by Douglas Miller at Berkshire Music Festival, August 1954. See G165.
Sanders, Betty. "In Contempt." 1950. In Sing Out! #40 (1950), Lift Every Voice. Ed. Irwin Silber and Paul Robeson. New York: Oak, 1953: 53; A Quarter-Century of Un-Americana. Ed. Charlotte Pomerantz. New York: Marzani & Munsell, 1963: 18; and Scott, John Anthony, Ballad of America, New York: Bantam, 1989: 370-71. For recording, see Sing Out! Hootenanny (I02). Sung by Tom Paxton in J.H. Gresham's drama At This Hour, Nassau Community College, Uniondale, NY on 9-21 May 1967. Advertised, but not included, by Othello Records for a Paul Robeson LP. In DV as fourth section of "October in 'Freedom' Land." See G26.
Schaefer, Jacob. "Lullaby." Jewish Music Alliance, c1952. Kramer's translation of L. Gorelik. Reprinted in the Hebrew translation of Unter Yankele's Vigele (Tel-Aviv): 229-35 with Kramer's initial English lyric and a Hebrew version by Uriel Ofek.
Schaefer, Jacob. "The Wheels Gallop Quickly." 1949. Kramer translation of David Edelshtat. Reprinted as "The Worker" in Jewish Life Anthology, 1946-1956. Ed. Louis Harap. New York: Jewish Life, 1956: 55-6 but with slightly altered first line "The wheels whirl so quickly ..." Sung by Gordon Richards at New York Town Hall. 12 Mar 1949.
Schlein, Irving. [Song-Sketches for an Unwritten Opera: The Bell and the Light.] 1954. Includes seven untitled sketches. In RFD.
Schrogin, Joseph. [three settings] "Hobo Fantasy." n.d. In M as untitled first song of Santa Fe Night. "Calvary." n.d. In HG as "CALVARY: Philadelphia, Mississippi." "Without a Word." n.d. "Without a Word" performed by Vicki Ann Diamond, soprano. See G111. In GT as untitled fourth section of "Serenade."
Schrogin, Joseph. "Lullaby." 1957. Winner: William E. Oliver Award, Los Angeles, 1967. In Schrogin's anthology, Gezangen: Songs for Voice and Piano. New York: Metro Music, 1972: 266-69. In RFD as untitled first section of "The Bell and the Light." See I165.
Schrogin, Joseph. "What Is This world." n.d. In Schrogin's anthology: Gezangen: Songs for Voice and Piano, New York: Metro Music, 1972: 270-75. Kramer's translation of Morris Rosenfeld. In DV as "What Is The World." Stanzas four, seven, and eight omitted from song by Schrogin. See G[c1972?]
Schubert, Franz. "Wanderers Nachtlied." Kramer's translation of Goethe. In GSH. See G109
Schumann, Robert. "Der Arme Peter." n.d. Kramer's translation of Heinrich Heine. In HH1 as third section of "Poor Peter." Sung by Edith Lenar Horowitz, Steinway Hall, NY on 17 Jan 1958.
Schumann, Robert. "Bu bist wie eine Blume." See H116. In HH1.
Schumann, Robert. "Die Lotusblume ängstigt. See H116.
Schumann, Robert. "Im wundershönen Monat Mai." See H116.
Seeger, Pete. "Like Clay." 1993. Kramer's translation from the Yiddish of Moishe Nadir. Jewish Currents March 1994: 25
Seeger, Pete. "Neruda in Hiding." Ludlow Music, Inc. 1967. For recording, see On Freedom's Side (G81). In GT.
Shreeve, Elizabeth. [three songs] 1972. Includes: "Rumshinsky's Hat," "The Ledge," and "Hope." In RH. Recited by Bradley Bing with Shreeve on flute during the Poets' Repertory Theater tour across Long Island, 1972-73.
Silcher, Friedrich. "Ballad of a Friend." n.d. German Folk Songs. Ed. Arthur Kevess. New York: Oak Publications, 1968: 49 Translation from the German by Kramer, Kevess, and Earl Robinson of Ludwig Uhland's "Ich hat einen Kameraden."
Silcher, Friedrich. "The Lorelei." n.d. German Folk Songs. Ed. Arthur Kevess. New York: Oak Publications, 1968: 42-3. Includes short note by Kramer on 88. Kramer's translation from the German of Heinrich Heine. In HH1. Performed by Daniel Pincus, tenor. See G171.
Stern, Lillian. "Five-legged Horse." 1976. One of the ten lyrics originally in Glickman's Children's Suite. See G111.
Stern, Lillian. "The Rockaby Love." 1976. First section of "Love Poem for My Parents." In TGR.
Swann, Donald. "October Song." 1969. Kramer's lyrics are part one of a four section work for solo and chorus, Soliloquy for Autumn (or An Autumn Soliloquy), conceived in 1969 as part of The Four Seasons of God. Soliloquy eventually became part of an autobiographical program created and performed by Swann and his singers at concerts throughout Great Britain, the Near East, and elsewhere. See G102 and G111.
Tchaikowsky, Peter I. "Nur wer die Sehenschut kennt." Kramer's translation from the German of Goethe. In GSH.
Tomassi, Rosetta. [eight songs] 1982. Includes: "Train Song," in TG "To Be Whispered," in TC "Such Sweet Sorcery," In GT "Snowsong," in RH "Maysong," in TC "Shout: Hail to May!" in TG "Midsummer Eve," in RH and "Love Song." in M. Performed by Tomassi. See [G 17 Mar 82]
Ullmann, Victor. The Emperor of Atlantis. 1944. Kramer's c1975/76 translation of Peter Kien's libretto. Kramer discusses the creation and rehearsal of this work at Theresienstadt in his BBC script "Death Takes a Holiday." See G122, G113, and G129. A revised translation in LL.
Vale, Sonny. [three settings] "Chains." 1951. In GT. "Not By Tears." 1951. In AF as "For My People." "A Song For Peace." 1951. In TW as "When Every Tear is Turned to Stone." Sung by Fraternal Songsters, Vale directing, at Embassy Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA on 20 Oct. 1951.
Veryzer, Jeff. [seven songs] c1976. Includes: "The Sullivans" in TGNS, "The Golden Trumpet" in GT, "Boardwalk Blues" in TGR as a section of "Coney Island," and "My Father's Ghost," "Sister," "A Drowning," "Lines Written on a Museum Postcard." from OWP. Performed by Veryzer accompanying himself on guitar [also below] See G[c1976]
Veryzer, Jeff. [eight songs] c1976. Includes: "Hymn" and "Ballad of Jesus (CALVARY)" from HG, "Sleepless in Cleveland" and "A Vision of Lincoln" from OGL, "The Death of a Dog," "The Favor," "Reading to a Child," "and "Old Couples" from OWP.
Vitti, Fran and Ben Borson. The Mattress. 1965. Incidental music included in this short film. Based on "An Old Mattress in the Lot" in GT. See G30.
Wolf, Robert "The Mayflower: Three Hymns." 1946. Composed for Marian Van Tuyl and the Dance League for Winter 1946 San Francisco premiere. In GM.
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