Cançiones

Holt, S. (2014) Cançiones. [Composition]

Abstract

For solo mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble, duration 25 minutes. Cançiones are settings of three Spanish poems: Eyes to the Shadow (Anon.), Cançion de Jinete by Federico García Lorca, and La Muerte Dentro del Rosal (Anon.). It was commissioned by the Nash Ensemble and recorded by them in 1991 with Fiona Kimm (mezzo-soprano) on NMC Recordings (NMC D008): https://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/era-madrugada. This piece has also been performed by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, TAIMAgranada, and members of the Aurea Ensemble and the Maverick Chamber Players. It was completed in 1986 and published by Chester Music in 2014.

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