Winter Roses

Song Collection

Winter Roses is a three-part song cycle by Jake Heggie that sets the works of various poets to song. The song cycle was originally composed for mezzo-soprano and a chamber group.

Date: 2004Composer: Jake HeggieText: Emily Dickinson, Raymond Carver

Print vitals & song text


Winter Roses is split into three major sections:

I. Two birds

  1. The Wren
  2. The Robin

II. Three Shades

  1. A Hero
  2. Sleeping
  3. To My Dad

III. Looking West

  1. Sweet Light

Epilogue: Late Fragment



The Moon's A Gong, Hung In The Wild: Songs By Jake Heggie

(Raymond Carver, Jake Heggie, Vachel Lindsay, Sister Helen Prejean and Gene Scheer)


Sheet Music

Winter Roses

Composer(s): Heggie, Jake

Song(s): The Wren, The Robin, A Hero, Sleeping, To My Dad, Sweet Light, Late Fragment

Voice Type: Mezzo-Soprano

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