THE GREAT WHEEL OF THE SUN

Four short pieces for cello and piano, freely based on poems by Robert Graves.

  • 1984/1994/2008
  • 9 minutes
  • For Lesley Shrigley Jones

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REVIEWS

I was greatly surprised and delighted to receive your ‘Great Wheel of the Sun’ and I had the pleasure of working through its pages the other day with my colleague, Anthony Saunders. I particularly love the second and third songs, which seem to source and define both melody and a mood of melancholy, embracing both facets with a sense of line and warmth. Thank you for sending me the music and for the dedication, which I much appreciate.

Lesley Shrigley Jones, 9 February 2010

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‘The Great Wheel of the Sun’ is available from UMP

PERFORMANCES

  1. 1 May 2010 at the Maytime Concert of Words and Music at St John’s Church, Batheaston, near Bath. Lesley Shrigley Jones (cello)

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