In April 1981 Denise Hulford ‘discovered’ Sam Hunt’s poem DREAMS and was immediately impressed with the very descriptive words which became an inspiration for this setting of the poem for Mezzo-Soprano and Flute. As a composer and singer Denise Hulford has been fascinated by the voice and its potential for manipulation whilst being able to blend with other timbres.
A song-drama exploring gay rights, written at the time when there were moves around New Zealand to pass the Homosexual Law Reform Bill. Many of the songs are based on true incidents and are presented in a cabaret format. The show toured the country in 1982 under the auspices of the New Zealand Student Arts Council.