Songs of the Cotton Grass
Duration (in minutes): 17'39;
Difficulty: High (professional)
Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble, solo voice(s) with solo instruments
Instruments: any female voice, any high voice, any voice, any woodwind, oboe, soprano
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Description: Four songs with texts by Menna Elfyn. Three are "reverse lullabies".
"A Girl's Song to Her Mother", "Slave's Song", "Wings of the Grasses", "Vale of Feathers". Multiple CD recordings. (Audio is an excerpt of "Vale of Feathers, with Elizabeth Donovan, sop; Matthew Jones, vla.)