Rosemary Duxbury - Songs of the Mysterious

Songs of the Mysterious


soprano, flute, harp, gong or tam-tam (optional). also for soprano, flute, piano, gong

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"Speak of what you know.

Speak of what you know well. Speak of what you have touched, tasted and smelt..." Jay Ramsay


Songs of the Mysterious is a setting of 2 poems by Jay Ramsay published in Transmissions Stride 1989. The songs can be performed with either harp or piano along with flute and optional gong or tamtam. The songs were premiered by Julie Moffat soprano, Emily Barter harp, David Calow flute and Tim Neal gong, at Leicester Cathedral, England. The piano version was premiered by Julie Moffat with Marlene Fleet piano, and Alison Wright flute, at the University of Leicester in 1991. They also recorded it for the album "Thread of Gold".

The American premiere was given by Shaunna Shandro (soprano), Shana Norton (harp) and Adrienne Inglis (flute)  in Austin Texas on May 4th, 2014. They presented their version with a Tibetan singing bowl.


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