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Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets By William Peacock

Featuring Tweets of Donald Trump


Dedicated warmly to Samuel de Soto, and to the many Americans struggling to prosper in a mercilessly oppressive political regime.

Approximate length; ~8’30�


On his Intelligence Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets

Donald Trump

William Peacock

Brashly ( = 180) Tenor

4 4

4 4

Piano

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 



 44

            

6

   

T.

          

    

 

So rry

lo sers

and

ha

ters, but

my

I

Q is

            

            Pno.

              

one

of the



    

10

T.

    

   

  



A bit slower to the end





        

 

 

 

 

highest andyou all know it!

Please

don't feel so

stu

pid

   or in

dolce

      Pno.

  



  

 

   

 

  

 



    

      

 





  

3




T.

  

3

  Pno.

 

cure,

    

it's

 

  

 

se

4

 

not

your fault

 

      

 

16


On "the haters" Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets Blissfully ( = 80)  dolce

4 4   

Tenor

   

A ma

zing

  



how the ha

ters

and lo

sers

keep tweet ing

the



 

4 4   Piano



 

  

  



cresc.

 dolce

 4   4 

          

         



   

 



     

(use falsetto as necessary) tempo ad lib.

5

  

(ad lib cont.)

 g liss.

  

      

name

"Fu

            

ck

face VonClown

stick"

    ig

i nal.

   

 Pno.

like they are so or

With sudden ambiguity





T.

  

  

 

a tempo

11

 T.

34  3     andlike no

 4    4  one

else is do

ing



it...

    

43

43 

   

44

Pno.



44   

  



              

5


 

       

        



Pno.

3

     

      

6

     



       



15

  

    


On Terrorism Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets Like cheesy themes on the news ( = 110)

2 4

Tenor

24         2    4 

Piano



         

  

               

         

        



Lo

ser

          



Terror ists

        

                  

        

      

simile

5

  

T.

Must

          

Pno.

  

be dealt with

      

      

in a much

        

      

9

                  

 

  The

Pno.

tough

      

  

er

man ner

            

      

      

 T.

    

           

               

                  

    

in ter net

               

                  

    is their main

               

       

7


12



cruit

ment



T.



which

we

 re

tool

                                                                             

Pno.

15

T.

Pno.

8

 

 







  (~5")

must  cut  off   and  use   bet  ter!  (~5")                                           (~5")                                                        


Covfefe? Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets Waltz-like ( = 120)

3 4

Tenor



3   4              3     4

Piano

      

De spite

the

con stant ne ga tive

        

  

  

      

  



  

  

(use falsetto if necessary) 7



 press

  Pno.

 

    



fe

fe



 cov

     

     

  

     

con tutta forza

  

 

     

 

     

                rit.       



T.

   



   

9


On "The Fake News Media" Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets Agitated and with a sense of paranoia (  = 63) 

6 8

Tenor

      The Fake News

6  8      

      

         

      

   

  

 

   



Piano

 6       8

  

6

T.

      

  

  



      

Me

dia

Works hard at dis

       

     

  

      pa ra ging

and de

  

mean

ing

my

use

  

    

  

   

      

  

  

  

    

    

Pno.

  

 

   

11

T.



    

       



  





they

don't

  





87

  of soc ial me di

a

be cause

 

                

want

                    

  

 

 

  

     

       

er

        

Pno.

10

Am

87



     

87


16

poco rit.



 7  8     

T.

i ca

a tempo

86   

to

 

8     8 

hear

the re

      78        86               7        6     8 8 

Pno.

88   

  3    8  al

      83

 

   

   

       

24            

3   8  

 

21

   

42

sto ry!

88   

( = 100)

   

   

  42               

Pno.

   

   

      

   

     

   

   

11


On Global Warming Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets With an eerie sense of calm and inner dismay ( = 80) 

4 4

Tenor

   The

  

                 sempre legato    44       4   4 

Piano

5

cept of

glo

bal

war



  

 simile

  



  

ed by

and

for

the Chi



   

cre

at

                 

 

nese

     

 

  

          8



          



Pno.

3

          

  

            

3

in or der tomake

  



 

 





U.

S.

man

u

fac

tu ring

   

 

  

 Pno.

   

   12

ming

                          

 was

T.



T.

 

con

    

 

  



gliss.



  

      

 


(falsetto) 10

T.





 

    3   4

non

com

pet

a



    

tive

 3

3

3

Pno.

        

           



  



                           

4 4

  

  43

4 4

 43  

4 4

senza pedale

13

                                     44                44    

Pno.

 

43         poco rit.

43         

con pedale

      Pno.

roll slowly

    



17

                   

(arpeg giated 5ths upward from Bb0 to D#7)

13


On the Death Penalty Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets As if rushing along an execution ( = 100)

2 4

Tenor

2  4                                 

Piano



2         4         4



                                

   T.

Should

be

pub

lic

  

           

Pno.

ex

e

cu

tion

                             



                

               

7

T.



      for

all

 

to

see

 

                      

41

1 4        



Pno.

                

14

               

                   41    


10

                            1 2         4     4                 

Pno.







 41     42                    

                                tempo ad lib, ma molto rit.

14



 T.

    

 

 you will

                      Pno.





T.

 

      

    

   

 

      





 

  

end

this

bull

shit

     

Pno.

   



            21

    

     

Pno.

                

   

     fast!                              

                                    

  

            

a tempo

                25

  

            





                    

 



                   

   15


On Torture Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets With a confused legato ( = 80)   gliss.

5 4 

Tenor

  

If

5  4  Piano

A

   



5  4 

   

i

ca

was

  

            

  

 

im mi nent at tack

       

would

   O

ba

          



  11 8 

ma

use

        

     

 

5  4   

        

   

    



 45  

    

  

attacca (if performed as a set)

*m. 5 should be felt in 2+2+2+2+3 (essentially a jagged bar of 5/4)

16

   

un der

of

the threat

   

 



6

Pno.

3

 

dolce

        

Pno.

mer

                 

3

T.



    



 5         4 tor ture

        11 8        11 8

    

or a kiss?

       

45 45


On the National Anthem Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets With a false sense of patriotism ( = 120)

3 4 

Tenor

 Too

3  4         Piano

  

 3      4    

T.

much

talk

 

 

           



6

3

      



       





 



  audibly hum along in a key of your choosing (accurately or otherwise)

 not e nough ac tion.

   Pno.

    

      

Stand

 

for the na tio nal

     

ant hem.







  

     

10



 

    

  

Pno.

     

             

  

  



stop humming

 

          

  

 

   

 

17


God Bless America Trumped: A Song Cycle in 10 Tweets With the knowledge that America will persevere ( = 80)

 Tenor

                      molto cantabile e sempre legato                                

Piano

 

 

 

 simile

4

  

 

Pno.

         

   

 

 

                         

Blatantly ignorant of the consequences of your actions, or even of the situation you are currently in 7

 T.

  I

18



  

am

so

proud

of our

great

                                     

Pno.

 



                 


10

slowly walk off stage, phone in hand, imitating the action of a tweet (if possible, subsequently whistle major third down from any reasonably high starting note in order to imitate the iconic sound effect)



   

T.

count ry

God

  

   

 



 

bless

A

 

   

mer

i

     

ca!

 

 

Pno.

         

        

  

    

13

  

 

     

Pno.

        

     

     

 

                     

16

Pno.

    

      rit.            senza pedale

      

       

19

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