Paul Spicer
CompositionsPaul Spicer Compositions

Choral | Organ | Songs | Piano | Chamber | Current

 

2006

Choral | Organ | Songs | Piano | Chamber | Current

 

Beyond Imagination Fair
November 2006
Four songs for tenor and piano
Poems by Walter de la Mare
commissioned by Tim Calloway for his fiancée Diana Wareing's 60th birthday 24 November 2006.

Dreams
The Wanderers
The Dreamer
The Two Birds

 

1991

Choral | Organ | Songs | Piano | Chamber | Current

 

A Little Hymn to Mary
September 1991
Poem 16th century Anon.
For Edward Cline.

 

1990

Choral | Organ | Songs | Piano | Chamber | Current

 

A Song for Birds
August 1990
A cycle of five songs commissioned by the Worcester Three Choirs Festival (Elgar Commission) with funds from the Arts Council of Great Britain. First performed by Ian and Jennifer Partridge at the Countess of Huntingdon Hall, Worcester on 24
August 1990.

1. The Nightingale (Medieval Latin, translated by Fleur Adcock)
2. The Swan (Medieval Latin, translated by Fleur Adcock)
3. Town Owl (Laurie Lee)
4. Bird (Laurie Lee)
5. The Golden Oriole at the Monastery (Medieval Latin, translated by Fleur Adcock)

 

1987

Choral | Organ | Songs | Piano | Chamber | Current

 

Bird
November 1987
For Henry Wickham. Later incorporated in a revised version in the 'Song for Birds' above.

 

1985

Choral | Organ | Songs | Piano | Chamber | Current

 

The Seal Boy
12th April 1985
Baritone
Poem: George Barker.

 

1983

Choral | Organ | Songs | Piano | Chamber | Current

 

Six Latin Lyrics
January 1983
Six songs for counter tenor (or mezzo)
Words in the translations from the Latin by Helen Waddell and Robin Flower.
written for Stephen Carter in January 1983.

1. Thou hast come safely to port
2. Wine it is that gives life pleasure
3. By day mine eyes
4. To Gogo, that he can eat no more
5. To the Lady Radegunde, with violets
6. I and Pangur Ban, my cat

 

I will give my love an apple
21 December 1983
Words: Laurie Lee
For Susannah Kingsmill.

 

1977

Choral | Organ | Songs | Piano | Chamber | Current

 

Not to You
20th September 1977
For tenor
Poem: Stephen Spender

 

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