On The Sheltering Bars

Colin Riley

Year

2001


Duration

32'


Movements

I. Upon the Sharp Edges of the Night; II. Fire Roses; III. I Suspect; IV. At 3 a.m.; V. My Bed; VI. A Big event; VII. The Longing of the Meat Trade; VIII. The Morning After; IX. After Love


Instrumentation

soprano - percussion, electric guitar, bass guitar, violin, violoncello - treatments


Genre

Chamber Music


Text/Libretto

Amy Lowell, Cynthia Fuller, Lynn Peters, Wendy Cope, Ann Gray, Sophie Hannah, Selima Hill, Fiona Pitt-Kethley, Maxime Kumin


Commission

Smith Quartet with funds provided by the PRS Foundation


Source

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