from Act I of the English opera The Tender Land
by Aaron Copland
Libretto: Horner Everett
Role: Laurie Moss
, a girl who is about to graduate from high school
Voice Part: soprano Fach: soubrette|lyric soprano
Setting: A rural farm in Midwest America on the day before graduation, 1930s, June
Synopsis: On the eve of her graduation, Laurie wonders what she will do after high school is finished.