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1 movement, 2 minutes 15 seconds

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18 February 2014
Ping
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

7 April 2014
Ping
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

My Heart Is Like a Singing Bird was commissioned for Ping by the Carnegie Mellon School of Music for the 93rd birthday of alumna and benefactor Virginia Schatz. It is a setting of "A Birthday" by Christina Rossetti, a 19th-century English poet.