- a song cycle for mezzo soprano and piano
- 45' 00"
- 1. Shapes; 2. In the Heat; 3. Back Beach; 4. Some People; 5. The Circle; 6. Up North; 7. Here; 8. Aotearoa Litany; 9. All My Stars; 10. Soul Song; 11. Cosmic Breathing; 12. Turn Left; 13. Dancing Harp; 14. Going Deeper; 15. Freesias and Cardigans; 16. All the Time; 17. The Learning Tree; 18. Horizons; 19. 88 Vivian Street, 20. The Travellers; 21. Blessing
|Score (7520k)||First page of each song||© Jenny McLeod|
Twenty-one songs for mezzo-soprano and piano set to short poems by Anne Powell (from her first collection Firesong). The poems have a strongly iconic ‘kiwi’ flavour, and also celebrate womanhood (some), childhood, nature and social consciousness. The complete cycle is c.45 mins and can be subdivided into two shorter cycles (Part I & II), or can be sung individually or in smaller groupings.