Four songs to Texts by AE Housman

AE Housman

Song Cycle

Tenor (or Baritone) + Piano

Catalogue Number: 

6511

Duration:

10:30

Year written: 

2008

First performed:

1. He looked at me, 2. He would no stay for me, 3. Because I liked you better, 4. A.J.J - When he's returned. Settings of poems by Housman which come from his more explicitly homo-erotic later poems. One of the songs was placed in the final of the English Poetry and Song Society's Housman competition. The baritone version of the songs was recorded by Johnny Herford and William Vann on the disc Quickening.