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Songs for Beatrice: Making Light of Time

for soprano and piano

Year:  2012

Year:  2012

Ross Harris

Composer:   Ross Harris

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INTERVIEW: Making Light of ...

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These songs are to honour the astonomer Beatrice Tinsley, who was amongst the first to prove the universe is infintely expanding, and not, as was generally thought, a fixed state. She was born in England, grew up on New Zealand, and was Professor of Astronomy at Yale when she died in 1981 at the age of forty.

Contents note

Five songs:

1. As a child
2. To put it crudely, frankly
3. True romance
4. Neighbourhood watch
5. Moving on

Text note

Text by Vincent O’Sullivan