Compositions

Solo Voice and Piano

The Works of H. Leslie Adams

Available from

Daybirth
(A Collection of Songs on the Texts of Joette McDonald)
"On This Day"
"Love Union (a.k.a. Christ at a Wedding)"
"In the Midnight of My Soul"
"Cantus"
"Anniversary Song"
"Daybirth"
"Flying"
"From a Hotel Room"
"Love Request"
"Lullaby Eternal"
"Midas, Poor Midas"
"Song to Baby Jesus"
"Song of Thanks"
"Song of the Innkeeper's Children"
"Wave and the Shore"
"Contentment"
"Night People"


Five Millay Songs
(Songs on the Texts of Edna St. Vincent Millay)
"Wild Swans"
"Branch by Branch"
"For You There is No Song"
"The Return from Town"
"Gone Again is Summer the Lovely"


Nightsongs
"Prayer" (text by Langston Hughes)
"Drums of Tragedy" (text by Langston Hughes)
"The Heart of a Woman" (text by Georgia Douglas Johnson)
"Night Song" (text by Clarissa Scott Delany)
"Sence You Went Away" (text by James Weldon Johnson)
"Creole Girl" (text by Morgan Collins)

Note: Nightsongs is also available for medium solo voice and chamber orchestra. "The Heart of a Woman" is also available for solo tenor, solo baritone and piano.


The Wider View
"To the Road" (text by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
"Homesick Blues" (text by Langston Hughes)
"Li'l' Gal" / "My Man" (text by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
"Love Come and Love gone" (text by Georgia Douglas Johnson)
"The Wider View" (text by R. H. Grenville)
"Love Rejoices" (text by James Dillet Freeman)


Collected Songs
"Love Request" (text by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
"Love Memory" (text by Paul Laurence Dunbar)
"Amazing Grace" (text by H. Leslie Adams)
"Alone...." (text by Nikos Valance)
"Dream Song" (text by Countee Cullen) piano-vocal and optional with cello obbligato
"Advocation" (text by Suzanne Hassler)
"Christmas Lullaby" (text by H. Leslie Adams)
"It's So Nice Being Home at Christmas" (text by H. Leslie Adams)
"Walking After Midnight" (text by H. Leslie Adams)

H. Leslie Adams

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