Thomas M. Sleeper

Laundry Bag for Soprano and Bassoon


9 songs lasting a total of 10 minutes

A humorous song cycle taking the dirty laundry's perspective. Talking shirts, pants and private things. Original poems by Norma Jane Wilder, commissioned by bassoonist Kathryn Sleeper. This is a live performance of the premiere in 1982 transferred from cassette tape.


Download the songs in mp3 format:

1 The Undershirt

2 The Raincoat

3 The Kid's Levis

4 Uncle Albert's Slip

5 Madame's Frock

6 The Napkin

7 The Dress Shirt

8 The Master's Tweed Trousers

9 The Kid's New Shirt