Mystery

(1998)

Mystery sets five poems by poet Sara Teasdale from her volumes Flame and Shadow (1920), Helen of Troy and Other Poems (1911), and Rivers to the Sea (1915).


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The composer's note and the second and third audio clips (provided in the media player to the right) are made possible through a collaboration between the Hampsong Foundation and SongFest. In "Spray," the performers are Ricardo Rivera, baritone, and Stefanie Watson, piano. In "The Kiss," the performers are Rebecca Brinkley, soprano and Han-Wen Yu, piano. These two performances took place at Pepperdine University at SongFest 2010. To listen, please click on the track names themselves.


The cycle can be sung by mezzo-soprano or baritone.


Audio PLaylist