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Ellen Mandel: Music

Godot's Blues

(Pamela Bob)
November 18, 2010
Music and Lyrics by Ellen Mandel

A Very Benny Christmas

(Ellen Mandel, Bridget Beirne, Jessica Crandall, Sonni JAmes)
December 6, 2015
Music and lyrics by Ellen Mandel

A very Benny Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, and New Year, to all you crazy cats!!

© 2015 Ellen Mandel

Come My Way, Go Yours

(Bridget Beirne)
March 6, 2016
Music: Ellen Mandel, Lyrics: Glyn Maxwell

The Cat and the Moon

(Daniel Neer and Ellen Mandel)
May 13, 2013
Lyrics: WB Yeats, music: Ellen Mandel
a song for cat lovers and Yeats lovers!

The Voice

(Daniel Neer and Ellen Mandel)
May 13, 2013
Lyrics by Thomas Hardy, Music by Ellen Mandel
"Woman much missed, how you call to me, call to me"

now (more near ourselves than we) (The Bird Song)

(Pamela Bob)
November 18, 2010
Lyrics: E.E. Cummings Music: Ellen Mandel
a beautiful poem by E.E. Cummings about a bird singing in a tree, set to music by Ellen Mandel

What Came to You

(Jessica Crandall)
March 16, 2015
Lyrics: Glyn Maxwell, Music: Ellen Mandel
Cassandra's song from Glyn Maxwell's Agamemnon Home, music by Ellen Mandel, in a new arrangement for voice and piano

when faces called flowers

(Lauren-Rose King)
August 7, 2015
music by Ellen Mandel/lyrics by E.E. Cummings
recorded live in concert at Marble Next Door, May 9, 2015. Ken Dake, piano

There Was a World

(Bridget Beirne, Jessica Crandall, Melissa Marc)
November 18, 2014
Lyrics by Glyn Maxwell, Music by Ellen Mandel

little man

(Amy Fitts, Jenn Brody, Rob Gilden)
January 26, 2015
lyrics: e.e. cummings music: ellen mandel

a wind has blown the rain away

(Todd Almond and Ellen Mandel)
May 28, 2003
words: E.E. Cummings/music: Ellen Mandel

Human Beings Suffer

(Todd Almond and Ellen Mandel)
lyrics: Seamus Heaney, music: Ellen Mandel

the first of all my dreams

(Todd Almond and Ellen Mandel)
lyrics: EE Cummings, music: Ellen Mandel

Clouds

(Todd Almond and Ellen Mandel)
music and lyrics by Ellen Mandel
Clouds across the moon
Fragments of a tune
You left much too soon
Remember

Sandor's Stomp from Rough Crossing by Tom Stoppard

(Michael Ridley, trumpet)
music by Ellen Mandel

Buffalo Bill's defunct

(Todd Almond and Ellen Mandel)
lyrics: e.e. cummings, music: ellen mandel
one of e.e. cummings best known and most loved poems, set to music by Ellen Mandel

i thank You God

(Todd Almond and Ellen Mandel)
May 28, 2003
words: E.E. Cummings/music: Ellen Mandel
a well known spiritual poem by Cummings, set to music by Ellen Mandel.

Johnnie Crack and Flossie Snail lyrics by Dylan Thomas

(Ellen Mandel)

Mr. Waldo's Song lyrics by Dylan Thomas

(John Lenartz)
lyrics by Dylan Thomas, music by Ellen Mandel
written for Under Milk Wood, directed by Bob Hupp for the Jean Cocteau Rep

Slow but Steady

(Cast of Aesop's Fables)
December 17, 2014
Music and Lyrics by Ellen Mandel

Where Do We Go From Here

(Original Cast Jean Cocteau Rep)
January 20, 2001
music by Ellen Mandel/lyrics by Tom Stoppard

Travesties Overture

(Ellen Mandel)
January 14, 2000
Music by Ellen Mandel

Who Said it Would Be Easy

(Elise Stone and Tim Deak)
music by Ellen Mandel/lyrics by Tom Stoppard
written for Rough Crossing, produced by the Jean Cocteau Rep

This Could Be the One

(Elise Stone and Tim Deak)
January 20, 2001
music by Ellen Mandel/lyrics by Tom Stoppard

Gray Room

(Pamela Bob)
November 18, 2010
words: Wallace Stevens, music: Ellen Mandel
a song that is an incredibly perfect picture of Catharine Sloper at the end of the play The Heiress!
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