maggie and milly and molly and may

Poet/Lyricist: 

E.E. Cummings (1894-1962)

This E.E. Cummings setting exudes charm and features word painting, expert story telling. It is a “mini cantata” with an optional featured solo as well as a stunning showcase for your accompanist.

Level: 

Mod-Advanced
Item Voicing/Instrumentation Duration Price Audio View Score Quantity
SBMP 588 SSAA, piano 3:20 $2.10 https://www.joanszymko.com/sites/joanszymko.advantagelabs.com/files/SBMP%20588%20maggie%2C%20milly%2C%20molly%20and%20may.mp3
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Publisher: 

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Text

maggie and milly and molly and may

went down to the beach (to play one day)

and maggie discovered a shell that sang

so sweetly she couldn't remember her troubles, and

milly befriended a stranded star

whose rays five languid fingers were;

and molly was chased by a horrible thing

which raced sideways while blowing bubbles:and

may came home with a smooth round stone

as small as a world and as large as alone.

For whatever we lose (like a you or a me)

it's always ourselves we find in the sea

Video

maggie & millie & molly & may Joan Szymko