Look up artist Patchen, Kenneth


Name: Patchen, Kenneth

Songs written or composed


Title: Four Songs
Author: Patchen, Kenneth
Composer: Greenberg, Helen Medwedeff -- גרינבערג, העלען מעדוועדעף
Genre: Classical/Literary Origin
Origin: Ephemera 910/SH Greeberg 19
Music: Ephemera 910/SH Greeberg 19
Additional song notes: Based on Poems by Kenneth Patchen titled Who'll That Be/ We Leave you Pleasure/It's My Town, Beautiful You Are

Sheet music:


Folder: 993
Series: 4
Arranged for: Tenor or Soprano/Piano
Texts: English
Publisher: Helen Medwedeff Greenberg*
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medwedeff Greenberg, 2009
Notes: Four Songs based on Poems by Kenneth Patchen composed by Helen Medwedeff Greenberg/ Missing in the General File

Title: Two Songs
Author: Patchen, Kenneth
Genre: Classical/Literary Origin
Origin: Ephemera 910
Music: Ephemera 910
Additional song notes: With texts by Kenneth Patchen composed by Helen Medwedeff Greenberg

Title: She is the Prettiest of Creatures
Author: Patchen, Kenneth
Composer: Greenberg, Helen Medwedeff -- גרינבערג, העלען מעדוועדעף
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Beauty/Love/Warmth/Rain/Happiness
Origin: Ephemera/ SH Grenberg 16
Music: Ephemera/ SH Grenberg 16
Additional song notes: This song, She is the Prettiest of Creatures, is one of five songs published under the title "Magic Breath, Five Songs for the Young and Young at Heart" composed by Helen Medwedeff Greenberg. A. Cradle Song by William Butler Yeats B. One Little Wish by Helen Greenberg C. She is the Prettiest of Creatures by Kenneth Patchen D. Abracadabra by Dorthy Livesay E. Magic Breath by Carole H. Leckner Commissioned by Srul Irving Glick in Honour of Julie, Stefan and Paula

Sheet music:


Folder: 16
Series: 5
Arranged for: Soprano orTenor Voice/Piano
Texts: English
Publisher: Helen Medwedeff Greenberg
Date: 1991
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medwedeff Greenberg, 2009
First line: She is the prettiest of creatures, all like a queen is she.
Notes: This song, She is the Prettiest of Creatures", is one of five songs published under the title "Magic Breath, Five Songs for the Young and Young at Heart" composed by Helen Medwedeff Greenberg. A. Cradle Song by William Butler Yeats B. One Little Wish by Helen Greenberg C. She is the Prettiest of Creatures by Kenneth Patchen D. Abracadabra by Dorthy Livesay E. Magic Breath by Carole H. Leckner Commissioned by Srul Irving Glick in Honour of Julie, Stefan and Paula

Title: Who'll That Be
Author: Patchen, Kenneth
Composer: Greenberg, Helen Medwedeff -- גרינבערג, העלען מעדוועדעף
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Kitten/Horse/Wren/Cloud/River
Origin: SH Greeberg 19/SH Greeberg 20
Music: SH Greeberg 19/SH Greeberg 20
Additional song notes: Part of Two Songs Based on the Poems of Kenneth Patchen from "Art Songs by American Women Composers, Ruth Friedberg, Editor

Sheet music:


Folder: 19
Series: 5
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: English
Publisher: Helen Medeweff Greenberg
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medeweff Greenberg, 2009
First line: We leave you pleasure in the earth: burnt Grass in the sun:

Folder: 20
Series: 5
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: English
Publisher: Southern Music Company
Publisher address: San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2000
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medeweff Greenberg, 2009
First line: Who'll that be, your little pouty kitten? Coat as fluffy…..

Title: We Leave You Pleasure
Author: Patchen, Kenneth
Composer: Greenberg, Helen Medwedeff -- גרינבערג, העלען מעדוועדעף
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Earth/Nature/Deth/Silence/Parting/Loss
Origin: SH Greeberg 19
Music: SH Greeberg 19
Additional song notes: Part of "Four Songs Based On Poems by Kenneth Patchen composed by Helen Medweff Greenberg"

Sheet music:


Folder: 19
Series: 5
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: English
Publisher: Helen Medeweff Greenberg
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medeweff Greenberg, 2009
First line: Streetlights wreathed under saffron curls, in crazy…

Title: It's My Town
Author: Patchen, Kenneth
Composer: Greenberg, Helen Medwedeff -- גרינבערג, העלען מעדוועדעף
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Place/Joy/Celebration/Rain/Wind/
Origin: SH Greeberg 19
Music: SH Greeberg 19
Additional song notes: Part of "Four Songs Based On Poems by Kenneth Patchen composed by Helen Medweff Greenberg"

Sheet music:


Folder: 19
Series: 5
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: English
Publisher: Helen Medeweff Greenberg
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medeweff Greenberg, 2009
First line: Cathederal evening, tinkle of candles on the frosted air,..

Title: Beautiful You Are
Author: Patchen, Kenneth
Composer: Greenberg, Helen Medwedeff -- גרינבערג, העלען מעדוועדעף
Genre: Literary Origin/Love
Subject: Beauty/Appearance/Candles
Origin: SH Greeberg 19/SH Greeberg 20
Music: SH Greeberg 19/SH Greeberg 20
Additional song notes: Part of Two Songs Based on the Poems of Kenneth Patchen from "Art Songs by American Women Composers, Ruth Friedberg, Editor

Sheet music:


Folder: 19
Series: 5
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: English
Publisher: Helen Medeweff Greenberg
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medeweff Greenberg, 2009
First line: Who'll that be, your little pouty kitten? Coat as fluffy…

Folder: 20
Series: 5
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: English
Publisher: Southern Music Company
Publisher address: San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2000
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medeweff Greenberg, 2009
First line: Cathederal evening, tinkle of candles on the frosted air,..

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Joe Hill Listens To The Praying
On album: H-026(a) (Don't Mourn - Organize! Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill)
Track ID: 7658
Author Patchen, Kenneth
First line: Look at the steady rifles, Joe,
Language: English

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