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Fathers

Song cycle: Fragment 1; You, Father; Fragment 2; Last Night I Dreamt; Fragment 3; I Saw My Father Drowning; Don’t Cry

2002, rev.2003, rev. 2010 | baritone/piano trio or mezzo-soprano with piano trio. There are also baritone and mezzo versions with flute instead of violin.

Baritone version premiered by Music of Remembrance, Benaroya Hall, April 2003 and mezzo version premiered by Music of Remembrance in March 2010. Poems by Ranasinghe and Vogel. Cycle is about 15 minutes long.