A 9-part cantata for chorus, four soloists and orchestra. This is an autobiographical statement of Menotti's 45 years of life in America. Each scene represents a specific experience in the composer's life. Commissioned/premiered by Bel Canto Chorus Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
ABANDONED MANSION (SOUTH CAROLINA) (G MENOTTI)
AN IMAGINARY TRIP THROUGH WISCONSIN (G MENOTTI)
ARRIVAL IN NEW YORK BY SEA (GIAN MENOTTI)
FAREWELL AT A TRAIN STATION IN VERMONT (G MENOTTI)
NOCTURNE (DRIVING AT NIGHT THROUGH THE DESERT) (GIAN MENOTTI)