Thoughts from a Cat (score & parts)-VOC/FL/OB
Composer: Vogel, Roger
Publisher: Brixton Publications
for voice, flute & oboe (or chromatic harmonica)
(a clarinet/soprano sax part is included as an alternative to the harmonica)
by Roger C. Vogel - American composer
Thoughts from a Cat was written in 2019 for Ellen Ritchey and Lisa Hanson Bartholow. Ms. Bartholow is flute instructor at Georgia College and State University, Clayton State University, and Toccoa Falls College. She has played flute, piccolo, and baroque flute with classical and popular ensembles in St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta, and other cities. Dr. Ritchey is instructor and the clinical coordinator for the music therapy program at University of Georgia. She holds the DMA in voice performance from UGA and maintains an active performing career.
The poems in Thoughts from a Cat were selected from "Darling, I Love You" by poet Daniel Ladinsky and Mutts cartoonist Patrick McDonnell. They are a celebration of the sweet and essential places that animals hold in our lives and in our hearts.