Fire Burning in Snow

for mezzo soprano, oboe, clarinet, violin and cello

Charlotte Bray

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for mezzo soprano, oboe, clarinet, violin and cello

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Composer Charlotte Bray
Year of Composition 2013
Duration ca.11'
Categories (all composers) , ,
Catalogue ID ce-cb1fbis1


Fire Burning in Snow sets three poems by Nicki Jackowska; Moonshot, Loose Ends, and Occupations, a collection portraying lost love and a search for a way forward from this ‘place’.

Frozen, immersed in his absence, the first movement, Moonshot, craves for closeness, reaching out for the lost love. Peeling away the layers of personality that gave her form, defined her, she dances alone in a light that she hopes will summon him, singing for comfort. In her solitude, in the quiet of this haunting lament- the darkest part of the collection- a deep emptiness is felt. Disturbed, raw emotions that are never fully comprehended, mysteries that persist, provide openings for other journeys…