Madrigals In Ancient Time

Instrumentation: mezzo-soprano, oboe (=cor anglais), harp, percussion (1 player)

Duration: ca. 11'

First performed: April 15th, 2019 at IU

I. The Ruin

II. Paradise

III. The Wanderer

Old English texts (ca. 8th-10th centuries) adapted from “The Ruin,” “The Phoenix,” and “The Wanderer” by the composer from a translation of the Exeter Book by Israel Gollancz (London: Trübner, 1895).

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