Solo voices

  1. Piano. A setting of the poem by D H Lawrence for baritone and piano (PDF, MP3). First posted 4/10/19.
  2. The Black Vulture. A poem of George Sterling, arranged for tenor, oboe and piano (PDF, MP3). First version posted 24/1/17.
  3. Adlestrop. A setting of the poem of Edward Thomas for tenor soloist and string quartet. (PDF, MP3). First posted 23/7/18.
  4. Mine Host. An arrangement for baritone and piano of the gloomy poem of John MacCrae (PDF, MP3). First version posted 4/9/17.
  5. Edward, Edward. An arrangement for alto and baritone soloists, and piano, of an anonymous Scottish ballad (PDF,MP3). First version posted 24/1/17.
  6. The Darkling Thrush. An arrangement for baritone and piano of the poem by Thomas Hardy. (PDF, MP3). First version posted 24/1/17.
  7. Tryptych d’Amour Triste (PDF, MP3). Arrangements for soprano soloist and piano of Renouncement, by Alice Meynell, Dialogue, by Walter Conrad Arensberg, and When You Come Tonight, by Mary Aldis. The final poem was apparently inspired by the life of the minor poet Francis Thompson, of whom Everard Meynell said in his biography: “There was a girl with him for a time. She took him to her room when he was desolate and warmed him and took care of him. One day he could not find her. For many weeks he walked constantly in that locality in search of her.”  First version posted 24/1/17.
  8. The Poplar. An arrangement for soprano and piano of a poem of Richard Aldington (PDF, MP3). First version posted 28/2/17.
  9. Ring Out, Wild Bells. The celebrated poem of Tennyson arranged for mezzo-soprano and piano. (PDF, MP3). First posted 6/2/21.
  10. Mother to Son. A setting of the poem of Langston Hughes for soprano and piano (PDF, MP3). First posted 4/10/19.
  11. South Wind. The poem of Siegfried Sasson set for SSA and piano (PDF, MP3). First posted 14/11/21.