Going to the Dogs

for female voice and piano

An affectionate tribute to dogs and the humans who love them, Bruce Lazarus’ song-cycle Going to the Dogs is a setting of five diverse, funny, and poignant poems by Dylan Thomas (“Song of the Mischievous Dog”), Alexander Pope (“Engraved on the Collar of His Highness’ Dog”), Herbert Asquith (“The Hairy Dog”), Jonathan Swift (“Advice to a Dog Painter”), and John E. Donovan (“The Dachshund”).

(A version of this piece for male voice, is also available from Swirly Music.)

SKU: BLS-005a Category: Instrumentation:

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