A pastoral dialogue on the theme of tender love
The first two of the four duets are rich in harmony, and virtuoso counterpoint.
The second pair of duets have sections varying in both pace and texture; they are diificult but sati...
Uses a thundercloud metaphor for the pains of love, but is lyrical rather than stormy.
Lament for the death of Henry Purcell
Fine dramatic writing including a graphic storm recitative and aria.
This dialogue over the death of a boy contains moving songs from a leading theatre composer, and col...