Translating the English, 1989

Translating the English, 1989 2012
high voice, piano (4′)

Text: Carol Ann Duffy (b. 1955)

Commissioned by Gavin Roberts.

This can be performed as a standalone song for high voice and piano, or as one of Two London Songs alongside a setting of Seamus Heaney’s Through galleried earth).

First performance: Christ Church, Spitalfields, London, 9.12.2012
Lucy Hall soprano | Gavin Roberts piano