Being Happy

"Being Happy" sets a poem of Dana Gioia. The poem was first published in The Hudson Review in the Spring of 2003. Laitman sets the text as a "cabaret song," to enhance the text with a "breathless" quality. She purposely leaves the final chord unresolved, as the poet ends the poem with a question.

Date: 2004Composer: Lori LaitmanText: Dana Gioia

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Being Happy

Composer(s): Lori Laitman

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