I. Getting Up in Winter (Emperor Ch'ien-wen of Liang)
II. In the Morning (Steve Kowit)
III. Morning (Chu Shu Chen)
IV. When He Pressed His Lips (Steve Kowit)
V. The Second Madrigal (Anna Swir)
VI. Thank You, My Fate (Anna Swir)
VII. Cosmetics Do No Good (Steve Kowit)
VIII. The Greatest Love (Anna Swir)
IX. Hopelessness (Li Ch'ing-chao)
X. Question (May Swenson)
Texts from A Book of Luminous Things, an international anthology of poetry edited by Czeslaw Milosz.
Commissioned by 20th Century Unlimited, Santa Fe.
The Second Madrigal (for soprano and piano)