Songs of Desire

for soprano and piano

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for soprano and piano

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Year of Composition 2002
Duration ca.18'
ISMN 9790570683536

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Catalogue ID ce-ns1sod1


Written for Patricia Rozario. World premiere of song 1: 4th January 1999, Patricia Rozario and Mark Troop at the Bhabha Auditorium, Bombay. UK premiere of song 1: 6th March 1999, by the same artists, at The Warehouse, London.

First performance of complete cycle: 25th July 2006, Sally Silver (sop), Jeremy Silver (pf). The Great Hall, Dartington as part of the Dartington International Festival.


1. ‘My desires are many’;
2. ‘I am here to sing Thee songs’;
3. ‘I have had my invitation’.

From Gitanjali by Tagore.