Works > Vocal Music > Anachronic songs

Anachronic songs

Written in:
1979
Duration:
5'
Instrumentation:
mezzo-soprano and piano
Commisioned by
Premiere
Programme Note

I wrote these two songs as a student at Melanie Daiken’s evening classes at Morley College, when I first arrived in London in 1979. The poems by Ted Hughes introduced me to British humour and the one by Ramón López Velarde reflects my nostalgic feeling for my country at the time.