© Cheryl Frances-Hoad 2019

A Song Incomplete

For Soprano, Mezzo and Countertenor (or Mezzo)
(2013) 1.5 minutes
Text by Aristotle

Premiered at the wedding of Brant Tilds and Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Bedford Registry Office on the 31st August 2013

Programme note 


A Song Incomplete (17-18 August 2013) This aphorism after Aristotle – 13 bars plus a lunga pausa – was written for the wedding of Cheryl and the American trumpeter and percussionist, Brant Tilds, 31 August 2013. The three singers on the occasion were Natalie Raybould (soprano), Jennifer Johnson (mezzo-soprano) and Anita Mackenzie Mills (soprano). 'At the touch of a lover everyone becomes a poet'.

© Ates Orga

Text

Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back.

Those who wish to sing always find a song.

At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.

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