“Be quiet! Not a word!
And please, silence all your cell phones.”
Thus begins the tenor recitative (or opening chorus) of this updated version of J. S. Bach’s comic cantata about a girl who loves coffee more than life itself.
“O my daughter gives me headaches,
Bring me now some Advil, please!”
In this version, a mother desperately tries to convince her daughter to give up her coffee craze. She tries everything--taking away her computer, never taking her shopping for clothes, and even restricting her from seeing her boyfriend:
“What about your boyfriend then; give up coffee or you can’t go out with him, ever.”
“You know--the coffee smells much better!”
Finally, Mother threatens not to buy the car she has promised her daughter. It appears that this will finally work, but in the end the daughter outsmarts her mother, finding a sneaky way to get her car and a cappuccino maker as well.
Latte Cantate single score
$6 + $3 postage
Vocal score with piano accompaniment, spiral bound
Latte Cantate performance rights
$20 + $5 postage
Cost includes loan of 5 vocal scores and up to 50 choral scores
ALSO AVAILABLE: Multiple scores with reduced postage; choral score, $1.50 each, postage included. Contact me through the "About/Contact" link at left.