Five William Blake Songs of Innocence

John Ritchie

Year

1994


Duration

13'


Movements

I. Ah! Sun-Flower; II. The Lamb; III. The Fly; IV. Cradle Song; V. The Tiger


Instrumentation

high voice - guitar


Genre

Chamber Music


Text/Libretto

William Blake


Dedication

Malcolm McNeill and Tony Donaldson


Commission

Malcolm McNeill and Tony Donaldson with the assistance of a grant from the New Zealand Composers' Foundation Inc


Premiere

Kerikeri, New Zealand, Bay of Islands Arts Festival, 8 February 1995: Malcolm McNeill, voice / Tony Donaldson, guitar


Source

Sounz website;