Songbook (vocal music)
by Esther Rofe
Instrumentation: Medium voice, piano (Five songs of Walter de la Mare, The winds of change) ; High voice, piano (Wild are the waves (high voice key)) ; Mezzo-soprano, flute (Two songs of William Blake) ; Baritone, piano (Curtain, Somebody ask, The tired man).
Contents note: Five songs of Walter de la Mare (1936,1940): Clavichord ; The horseman ; As I went to the well-head ; Wild are the waves ; Hi -- Two additional songs of Walter de la Mare: As I went to the well-head (expanded and revised 1994 version) ; Wild are the waves (high-voice key) -- Two songs of William Blake (1936): The wildflower's song ; The lily -- The winds of change -- Curtain -- Somebody ask : a spiritual for the 1990s (1996/98)-- The tired man (1935, revised 1994).
Commission note: Produced with the kind financial assistance of Lillian Rofe.
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