COUNTING THE BEATS

Four songs for mezzo-soprano and piano, to poems by Robert Graves. This work is also available for baritone and piano.

 

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Counting the Beats for mezzo-soprano and piano

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Counting the Beats for baritone and piano

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These are digitally generated extracts.

Sound clips from Richard’s album: ‘Through the Void’

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Counting the Beats – I. Counting the Beats

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Counting the Beats – II. Reproach

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Counting the Beats – III. She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep

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Counting the Beats – IV. Song: the Far Side of Your Moon

PUBLISHED BY

‘Counting the Beats’ is published by UMP.

PERFORMANCES

  1. 11 May 1984 Royston Arts Festival, Royston Church (Herts. UK), Amanda Simpson (mezzo), Richard Lambert (piano)
  2. 16 July 1984 Ward Freman School, Buntingford (Herts, UK), ‘Summer Miscellany’, Amanda Simpson (mezzo), Richard Lambert (piano)
  3. 23 May 1996 St Christopher School Letchworth, (Herts, UK), Alex Haywood (mezzo), Richard Lambert (piano)
  4. 12 March 1998 St Helen’s School Northwood (Middx UK), Caroline Trutz (mezzo), Richard Lambert (piano)

recordings

Counting the Beats was recorded by Hollie-Anne Bangham (mezzo-soprano) and Emilie Capulet (piano) in Wathen Hall, St Paul’s School, London in September 2019:

‘Through the Void’ album, Quartz label QTZ2142

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