Wings of the Grasses

Wings of the Grasses

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for solo voice and oboe Wings of the Grasses was composed as a companion piece to A Girl's Song to her Mother. Each piece recalls the open, high moorland of South Wales. In A Girl's Song to her Mother the voice is a younger person comforting an older one. In Wings of the Grasses the voice changes from that of a child to that of a reflective more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 228 x 304 x 1mm | 25g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 019386777X
  • 9780193867772

Review quote

"Anyone who liked Hilary Tann's 'A Girl's Song to Her Mother * for voice and flute also will like this song, as they are quite similar...The vocal line is a haunting melody that has much repetition, rather like some forgotten chant from nature." NATS Journal of Singing, December 2005 *show more

About Hilary Tann

Welsh-born composer, Hilary Tann, lives near the Hudson River in upstate New York where she is the John Howard Payne Professor of Music at Union College. Her music is influenced by her childhood in the coal-mining valleys of South Wales, her strong identification with the natural world, and a deep interest in the traditional music of more