- a divertissement for diva
- 50' 00"
- voice and piano
- I. Alas Belinda! - Belinda the cow
II. What Lazy little Fairies - The Pixie postmen
III. Now I shall discourse - Butterfly
IV. But Moths are rather strange - Moths
V. Unrequited- Cowboy Cure
Away with the Fairies is a string of kitsch songs about fairies and pixies, animals and children. They are linked by recitatives which, like the songs, include quotations from other composers’ music.
- Text Note:
- Texts by Gloria Rawlinson (songs), William Dart (recitatives); Emily B. ("Alas Belinda! - Belinda the cow") and S. Omar Barker ("Unrequited- Cowboy Cure")
- Written for Mary Newman-Pound