Quickening (Christina Rosetti)

Christina Rosetti

Song Cycle

Mezzo-Soprano + Piano & Viola

Catalogue Number: 

6506

Duration:

20:00

Year written: 

2001

First performed:

Friday, November 16, 2001

A song cycle on the theme of renewal. Six poems by Christina Rosetti trace the parallel cycles of winter leading to a new spring, and death leading to new life and resurrection. Recorded by Anna Huntley, Rosalind Ventris and William Vann on the Navona Records disc Quickening