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Mad Book, Shadow Book

Song Collection

Stephen Paulus

Michael Dennis Browne

Madam and Daughter

Elie Siegmeister

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Madam To You

Madam and the Census Man

Elie Siegmeister

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Madam To You

Madam and the Fortune Teller

Elie Siegmeister

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Madam To You

Madam and the Minister

Elie Siegmeister

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Madam To You

Madam and the Number Runner

Elie Siegmeister

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Madam To You

Madam and the Rent Man

Elie Siegmeister

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Madam To You

Madam and the Wrong Visitor

Elie Siegmeister

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Madam To You

Madam To You

Song Collection

Elie Siegmeister

Langston Hughes

maggie and milly and molly and may

John Musto

E. E. Cummings

Song Collection: Quiet Songs

Maiden Snow

Richard Hundley

Kenneth Patchen

Majority

Charles Ives

Charles Ives

Making the Best of It

Carrie Jacobs-Bond

Carrie Jacobs-Bond

Song Collection: Half-Minute Songs

Man Eating

William Bolcom

Jane Kenyon

Song Collection: Briefly It Enters

Manners

Lee Hoiby

Elizabeth Bishop

Song Collection: Three Ages of Woman

Maple Leaves

Charles Ives

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Marching Through Georgia

Henry Clay Work

Henry Clay Work

Margaret Songs

Song Collection

Libby Larsen

Willa Cather

Mastery

John Woods Duke

Sara Teasdale

Song Collection: Songs Out of Sorrow: Six Songs for Mezzo

May the Maiden

John Alden Carpenter

Sidney Lanier

Maya Angelou Songs

Song Collection

Brittney Boykin

Maya Angelou

Maybe

John Musto

Carl Sandburg

Song Collection: Dove Sta Amore

Me — come! My dazzled face

Leo Smit

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: The White Diadem

Me (Brenda Ueland)

Song Collection

Libby Larsen

Me prove it now — Whoever doubt

Leo Smit

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: The Marigold Heart

Meditation

Frederic Sharaf

Robert Lowell

Song Collection: Three Settings from "Imitations" by Robert Lowell

Meditation on the Divine Will

Christopher Berg

Abraham Lincoln

Song Collection: Lincoln Letters

Memories

Charles Wakefield Cadman

Nelle Richmond Eberhart

Memories

Charles Ives

Charles Ives

Memories of Lincoln

William Harold Neidlinger

Walt Whitman

Men With Small Heads

Song Collection

Lori Laitman

Thomas Lux

Men With Small Heads

Lori Laitman

Thomas Lux

Song Collection: Men With Small Heads

Mercy

André Previn

Toni Morrison

Song Collection: Four Songs (André Previn)

Merry Maiden Spring (op. 58, no. 3)

Edward MacDowell

Edward MacDowell

Song Collection: Three Songs, Op. 58

Merry-go-round

John Woods Duke

Mark Van Doren

Song Collection: Good Morning: Six Songs for High Voice

Midcentury Love Letter

John Woods Duke

Phyllis McGinley

Mighty Lak' a Rose

Ethelbert Nevin

Frank Lebby Stanton

Miłosz songs: for Voice and Piano

Song Collection

John Harbison

Czesław Miłosz

Mine Be the Lips (op. 113)

Amy Marcy Beach

Leonora Speyer

Minicabs

Song Collection

William Bolcom

Arnold Weinstein

Miniver Cheevy

John Woods Duke

Edwin Arlington Robinson

Song Collection: Four Poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson

Minstrel Man

Margaret Bonds

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Three Dream Portraits

Minstrel Man

Hermann Reutter

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: My Dark Hands

Miracle Song

William Bolcom

Arnold Weinstein

Song Collection: Cabaret Songs, Vol. 1

Mirage

Richard Pearson Thomas

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Twilight

Miss Alma Calls

Lee Hoiby

Tennessee Williams

Song Collection: Three Women

Mists

Charles Ives

Charles Ives

Molly, Do You Love Me?

Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster

Mona

Clara Kathleen Rogers

Alice Cary

Song Collection: Songs, Op. 20

Monet's Water Lilies

Tom Cipullo

Robert Hayden

Song Collection: America 1968

Money

Paul Salerni

Dana Gioia

Monks and Raisins (op. 18, no. 2)

Samuel Barber

José García Villa

Song Collection: Two Songs, Op. 18

Monotony

Richard Thompson

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Dream Variations

Moon, Sun, Sleep, Birds, Live

David Leisner

Kenneth Patchen

Song Collection: Fidelity

Moonlight's Watermelon

Richard Hundley

José García Villa

Song Collection: Octaves and Sweet Sounds

More is Required

Jake Heggie

Sister Helen Prejean

Song Collection: The Deepest Desire

More Nonsense Rhymes & Pictures, Op. 43

Song Collection

Margaret Ruthven Lang

Edward Lear

More Than a Day

Song Collection

Ned Rorem

Jack Larson

Morning

Margaret Ruthven Lang

Harriet Fairchild Blodgett

Morning

Oley Speaks

Frank Lebby Stanton

Morning Devotion

Alva Henderson

Janet Lewis

Mornings Innocent

Song Collection

Gwyneth Van Anden Walker

May Swenson

Mornings Innocent

Gwyneth Van Anden Walker

May Swenson

Song Collection: Mornings Innocent

Mossbonkers

Jeremy Gill

Walt Whitman

Song Collection: Whitman Portrait

Mostly About Love

Song Collection

Virgil Thomson

Kenneth Koch

Mother to Son

Hall Johnson

Langston Hughes

Mountain Song

Allen Brings

Leonard Cochran

Mozart, 1935

Scott Wheeler

Wallace Stevens

Mr. Sandman / Birth

Erik Santos

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Dreamer: 7 Poems of Langston Hughes

Music

Simon Sargon

Amy Lowell

Song Collection: A River of Honey

Music I Heard With You

Leonard Bernstein

Conrad Aiken

Song Collection: Songfest

My Ántonia

Song Collection

Libby Larsen

Willa Cather

My Caliban Creature

Miriam Gideon

Norman Rosten

Song Collection: Spirit Above the Dust

My Crow Pluto

Virgil Thomson

Marianne Moore

Song Collection: Two by Marianne Moore

My Dark Hands

Song Collection

Hermann Reutter

Langston Hughes

Arna Bontemps

My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free

Francis Hopkinson

Thomas Parnell

My Dearest Friend

Song Collection

Patricia Leonard

Abigail Adams

John Adams

My Dream

Florence Price

Langston Hughes

My Father's Name Was

Daniel Asia

Paul Pines

Song Collection: Breath in a Ram's Horn

My Garden

Margaret Ruthven Lang

Philip Bourke Marston

My Heart is like a Singing Bird

Miriam Gideon

Christina Rossetti

Song Collection: Wing'd Hour

My Heart to Thy Heart

Adolphus C. Hailstork

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Song Collection: Four Love Songs

My Lady Jacqueminot

Margaret Ruthven Lang

Julie Mathilde Lippman

My Letters!

Libby Larsen

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Song Collection: Sonnets From the Portuguese

My Life had stood — a Loaded Gun —

Leo Smit

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: The Marigold Heart

My Little Soul’s Goin’ to Shine

Florence Price

Traditional

My Lizard (Wish For a Young Love) (op. 41, no. 2)

Samuel Barber

Theodore Roethke

Song Collection: Despite and Still, Op. 41

My Master Hath a Garden

Richard Hundley

Anonymous

My Name is Barbara

Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein

Song Collection: I Hate Music!: A Cycle of Five Kid Songs

My Native Land

Charles Ives

Traditional

My Old Kentucky Home

Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster

My People

Ricky Ian Gordon

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Genius Child: A Cycle of 10 Songs

My River Runs to Thee

Ernst Bacon

Emily Dickinson

My Sister's Hand in Mine

Paul Bowles

Jane Bowles

My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord

Florence Price

Traditional

My Star

Amy Marcy Beach

Robert Browning

My Star (op. 26, no. 1)

Amy Marcy Beach

Cora Randall Fabbri

my sweet old etcetera

Hugo Weisgall

E. E. Cummings

Song Collection: Soldier Songs

My Wife Is a Most Knowing Woman

Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster

Mystery

Song Collection

Lori Laitman

Sara Teasdale

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