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Scene 9: "I'm awake" from Singing Only Softly

Composed by: Cecilia Livingston
Libretto by: Monica Pearce

Madison Craig (Anne 1)
Jaclyn Grossman (Anne 2)

Singing Only Softly is a chamber opera/song cycle inspired by previously redacted sections of Anne
Frank's diary. The opera focuses on Anne maturing during her time in the 'secret annex': a young
woman's coming of age amidst horrifying circumstances.

In this scene, Anne has a dialogue with herself, questioning the new day awakening outside her window
and the awakening within herself.