Four Tonal Songs (1996)

September 2nd, 2018

www.phillipcooke.comFour Tonal Songs (1996)

A song-cycle of poems by Diaz, Rosetti & Japanese nō drama

9′

Sop, pno

fp. 02 December 1998; Helena Thomas, Phillip Cooke, Concert Hall, Durham University, Durham, UK

Score available to purchase here.

PROGRAMME NOTE

Four Tonal Songs were written in 1996 for my GCSE music composition portfolio. They reflect some of my teenage interests: Gabriel Garcia-Marquez, Christina Rossetti and dodgy pop-songs. They nonetheless are quite pretty and an important part of my compositional development.

PAC

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