Words are my Notes

for mezzo soprano, viola and piano. Anthony Ritchie Opus140

This cycle is a setting of four poems by Christopher Marshall which explore the nature of words and their use in human relationships.

Programme Note

Song cycle for mezzo soprano, viola and piano

Poems by Christopher Marshall | Music by Anthony Ritchie, 2008

This song cycle was commissioned by Christopher Marshall for inclusion in his chamber music series, Christopher's Classics, in 2009. It was written for Catrin Johnsson, mezzo soprano, Serenity Thurlow, viola, and Rachel Fuller, piano. The four songs to words by the commissioner himself explore the nature of words and their use in human relationships.

1. Shapes and Colours
2. Questions - To whom it may concern
3. Thinking
4. Things said

Dedicated to Christopher Marshall

Buy the right to download a single pdf score, including all parts, online, and permission to duplicate or print it as required for one mezzo soprano: NZ$25.00

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