Songs of Love and Loss

Song Cycle

Mezzo-Soprano (or Alto) + Piano & Clarinet (or Viola)

Catalogue Number: 

6500

Duration:

15:00

Year written: 

1995

First performed:

Saturday, July 8, 1995

A cycle of five songs dealing with themes of love, bereavement and loss, setting poems by Lord Alfred Douglas, Helen Waddell, Robert Hugill and two poems by M.V. Lively taken from "How can you write a poem when you're dying of AIDS" - 'emotional and thought provoking', Blake Engel, CMU, Pittsburgh