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