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Bargain-Counter Tenor; Worm/Snake; Vln, Vla., Vcl.; Hpschd., (November 5, 1966), (8 min.).
2. Do You Suffer
3. Hear Me Through
4. If You Have Never
Published by Theodore Presser Company (1979), Piano Vocal Score 411-41071; Full Score - Large: 416-41525L; Full Score - Study: 416-41525.
Performance materials available on rental from Theodore Presser Company: 114-42121.
“Do You Suffer” and “If You Have Never” recorded on the albums P.D.Q. Bach on the Air and The Dreaded P.D.Q. Bach Collection. “Hear Me Through” recorded on Black Forest Bluegrass.
Also exists in a version for bargain counter tenor and keyboard, with or without cello (Sinfonia omitted).
Premiere: December 26, 1966, John Ferrante (bargain counter tenor) at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
December 26, 1971, at Philharmonic Hall in New York City.
December 26, 1972, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
December 26-30, 1973, at Town Hall in New York City.