Solo Voice | Works | Tansy Davies | Composer

Solo Voice

Troubairitz

2005
A song cycle based on 12th century ‘Provencal’ poems by women troubadours, the troubairitz.

Soprano & Percussion
Duration: 17 minutes
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Destroying Beauty

2008
Text by John Clare.

For Soprano and Piano
Duration: 3 minutes
Commissioned by NMC Recordings for the Songbook CD.
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Static

2009
Static and This Love are poems by Nick Drake. Both, to me, have a vivid potency and atmosphere, which I've tried to capture and intensify in these songs.

Instrumentation: Tenor and Piano
Duration: 2 minutes
Commissioned by the Leicester International Music Festival 2009, Artistic Director: Nicholas Daniel.
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This Love

2009
Static and This Love are poems by Nick Drake. Both, to me, have a vivid potency and atmosphere, which I've tried to capture and intensify in these songs.

Instrumentation: Tenor and Piano
Duration: 2 1/2 minutes
Commissioned by the Leicester International Music Festival 2009, Artistic Director: Nicholas Daniel.
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Greenhouses

2011
Text by Rachel Corrie.

Duration: 3 minutes
Commissioned by John Woolrich in 2003 for an anti-war cabaret.
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Low voice (male or female), alto flute, percussion and double bass 

Song of Pure Nothingness

2015
Text by Guilhelm IX d'Aquitane (translated by Mariette Purcell)
Duration: 13 minutes
Commissioned by Andrew Watts
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