Four Tonal Songs (1996)

July 3rd, 2013

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.

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Four Tonal Songs (1996) (mp3)

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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