Catalogue No: M051933730
ISMN: 9790051933730
Shop Product Code: 1926126

Status: Usually despatched within 7 working days

Department: Vocal & Opera - Medium Voice

Instrumentation: Voice, Piano

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (New York)

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A cycle of nineteen songs for medium voice and piano, on text by fourteen different writers written as a memorial to the composer's long-time companion. In the composer's words: The overall theme stresses nostalgia and loss, but also frustration and anger, and finally renewal, albeit renewal through defiance of death. Premiered at Alice Tully Hall in 2002 by baritone Kurt Ollmann and pianist Scott Dunn.


Contents and Reviews

  • A Youth in Apparel That Glittered
  • At North Farm
  • Death Stands Above Me
  • Despairing To Be Happy Any More
  • He Walks Beneath the Stars
  • Hearing Music at His Mother's Funeral
  • I Loved You, Atthis
  • Memory Unsettled
  • Mongolian Idiot
  • Night
  • Of the Scythians
  • Paradise Lost
  • Remembrance of Things Past
  • The Bed
  • The Man With Night Sweats
  • The Suicide
  • The Waves
  • This Room
  • Waiting for the Barbarians