This page provides details of Andrew songs of a classical idiom:
George Eliot Song - 'Two Lovers' (2009)
Song for mid-range baritone with pianoforte accompaniment. The song is a setting of one of only 10 poems by George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans). Click the link to read the text of "Two Lovers" (scroll down link page for text) (c.1865). Duration: circa 7 minutes.
Un Grand Sommeil Noir (2008)
A setting, in French, for high Baritone and pianoforte accompaniment of Paul Verlaine's dark poem 'Un grand sommeil noir'. Duration circa 3'15. Click here to see the text with a link to an English translation.
Poem I from 'Chamber Music' by James Joyce (1996)
A setting of Poem I from Chamber Music (1907) by James Joyce (1882–1941) for soprano with harp accompaniment. First performed Royal College of Music 1999. An alternative version exists with piano accompaniment. Please click here for the text of the first poem in James Joyce's 'chamber Music.
Two Songs of Laurie Lee (1993):
- Black Edge
- Invasion Summer
Two settings of poems by Laurie Lee (1914-1997).
(Instrumentation: Ms/ob/hn/trp/tbn/2perc./pf/vn/va/vc.) The 2 songs were first performed by the RCM C20th Ensemble under Edwin Roxburgh with mezzo-soprano Louise Mott. Total duration 9 minutes.
Boy in Ice (1992)
A setting for mezzo-soprano and piano of the poem by Laurie Lee (1914-1997). Duration circa 4 minutes.