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The Butterfly Flies

by Jeffrey Lilly

The Butterfly Flies includes lyrical poetry with originally composed avant-garde classical music and two tracks of Jewish music. This CD is a combination of melodious poetics and ingeniously composed and played music.
Genre: Spoken Word: Poetry
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1. The Butterfly Flies
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2. Morning Poem Three
Jeffrey Lilly
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3. A Hippocrene Spring
Jeffrey Lilly
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4. Alberto Giacometti a la Brochure
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5. Four Handed Two Piano Composition
Jeffrey Lilly
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6. Que Hora Budu Ya Là
Jeffrey Lilly
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7. Iz Chashki s Vodoj
Jeffrey Lilly
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8. May Pole Spring Time Teary Joy
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9. Rainbow Folk
Jeffrey Lilly
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10. The Planes Fly On
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11. Death
Jeffrey Lilly
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12. Adieu San Sabastian
Jeffrey Lilly
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13. Où est Maintenant Ma Mère?
Jeffrey Lilly
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14. A Sliver of the Moon
Jeffrey Lilly
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15. Psalms
Jeffrey Lilly
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16. Holy Chants
Jeffrey Lilly
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17. Born on a Crescent Moon Reflecting
Jeffrey Lilly
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18. A Secret Longing
Jeffrey Lilly
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19. Existential Kiss
Jeffrey Lilly
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20. A Sacred Leap
Jeffrey Lilly
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21. Buttercup Running Dear Man Squaw
Jeffrey Lilly
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22. A Businessman\'s Music
Jeffrey Lilly
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23. An Asian Song
Jeffrey Lilly
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24. African Beauty
Jeffrey Lilly
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25. Hiro
Jeffrey Lilly
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26. Lover Musician
Jeffrey Lilly
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27. Present Poems
Jeffrey Lilly
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28. Come Christmas Day Two to Oneing Morn
Jeffrey Lilly
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29. An Oblong Moon
Jeffrey Lilly
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30. Old Niccolo Moans
Jeffrey Lilly
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31. Mozart\'s Magic Flute
Jeffrey Lilly
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32. Little Big Man in Toto Bowing
Jeffrey Lilly
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33. An Abiding Kiss
Jeffrey Lilly
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34. Eagle\'s Flight
Jeffrey Lilly
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35. Parted Waters
Jeffrey Lilly
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36. My Judaic Age
Jeffrey Lilly
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37. In The Quiet Steps
Jeffrey Lilly
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38. Shalom Aleichem
Mike Cohen
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39. Rabin
Jeffrey Lilly
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40. Niggun
Ivan Barenboim
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Jeffrey Lilly is a Jewish gay poet whose varying perspectives are reflected on this CD. His signature poem is "Rainbow Folk," which embraces the broad spectrum of humanity. Jeffrey was inspired to create a poetry music recording by Beats such as Allen Ginsberg.

The Butterfly Flies is produced by Jeffrey Lilly Presents, poetry and voice are by Jeffrey Lilly., voice recorded by Command Productions, music recorded by Dubway Studios and Acme Recording Studios, music composed by Jonathan Comisar, piano, the main instrument, played by Jonathan Comisar, flute and clarinet by Mike Cohen, and clarinet for the niggun at the end by Ivan Barenboim. The graphics and typesetting are by Jill Johnson of Command Productions, duplication and printing by Command Productions, and the mix by Rob Dickson of Command Productions in collaboration with Jonathan Comisar and Jeffrey Lilly.

Jeffrey Lilly is a co-editor with Jack Mueller of “Art Mugs the Reaper,” a literary and artistic anthology or “quilt” by writers and artists who have died of AIDS. The work is in progress. Jeffrey is also a poet and translator who is a former board member of the National Poetry Association. Previously, he produced “Promised Land Poems..” He is a graduate of Duke University with an AB in political science. He also holds masters degrees in Russian language and literature and Comparative Literature from San Francisco State University.

Jonathan Comisar began his music career at the Eastman School of Music where he won the Eastman Young Artists award. He studied piano and music at Oberlin and, after graduation, studied with Pulitzer Prize winning composer David Del Tredici.
Jonathan is an invested Cantor with a Masters in Sacred Music from the Hebrew Union College School of Sacred Music. He is also a noted composer of Jewish liturgical music who has received commisions and artist residencies from synagogues across America. He is now a faculty member at Hebrew Union College where he teaches courses on arranging, orchestration and composition. Additionally, he is working on two musical theater productions..

Mike Cohen has performed with the Duke Ellington Band, Ray Vega, Steven Bernstein, Arturo O’Farrell and Harvey S., just to name a few. He has played in noteworthy venues such as Lincoln Center, Birdland, Tonic, Satalla and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. The quintet assembled to record his new disc, Open Window, recorded at famed Bennett Studio, are some of the finest jazz musicians playing in New York city today. Mike has said “it was an honor” to have Pete Brendler, Rich Huntley, Soren Moller and Amanda Monaco on the “Open Window” disc.

Ivan Barenboim, originally from Buenas Aires, Argentina,. is an accomplished clarinetist and recorder player. He has played throughout Argentina,, Europe and the United States.
His music has been performed at the Teatro National Cervantes in Buenas Aires, at Sala Beckett in Barcelona Spain and at the GREC Festival de Barcelona. Ivan lives in New York and since 2007 has been Artist in Residence at Central Synagogue.

‘The Butterfly Flies” is dedicated to the writers and artists of the world who have died of AIDS.

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