American Pierrot: A Langston Hughes Songbook

(2012)
In American Pierrot: A Langston Hughes Songbook, composer Robert G. Patterson set the poetry of Langston Hughes for baritone and piano.
The work is organized in three sections:

I. PIERROT'S PASSION

When Sue Wears Red

Midnight Dancer

Love Song for Lucinda

Lady's Boogie



II. PIERROT'S ESTATE

Words Like Freedom

Go Slow

Visitors to the Black Belt

Dream Boogie: Variation

Silhouette



III. PIERROT'S HEART

Heart

Soledad

Life Is Fine

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