OUT IN THE COLD 

song cycle for soprano or mezzo soprano, violin, viola and 'cello 

(2002)

16'


An anthology of poems of abandonment, dedicated to Peter Lighte


1. Voice (after Giovanni Pascoli, 1855-1912) 

2. Encountering a Snowstorm (after Liu Ch'ang Ch'ing, 709-c.80) 

3. She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways (William Wordsworth, 1770-1850)

4. Unicorn (from The Book of Songs, c.600 BC)

5. Don't Say a Word (after Osip Mandelstam, 1891-1938)

6. Orfano [Orphan] (Giovanni Pascoli)