Voices in the Dark

Price: $12.95
by Frank A. Wallace
Six songs for baritone and lute

Written in: 2000

Duration: 13:00; 15 pages

Instrumentation: baritone and 6-7 courselute (tablature

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This collection of songs (including the Fantasy #1 for solo lute which can be played as a prelude) celebrates the poetry and lives of unknown poets [including myself]. I am always attracted to the words of people I know perhaps more so than the eloquence of the “greats.” This poetry was written by various LiveOak voice workshop participants over the course of one weekend. The “assignment” was to write a short poem without “thinking.” See what is around and in front of you without judgment, without filters. The results were unexpected and spectacular. After a short Song Without Words, these were my first songs and they evolve from a very Renaissance style polyphony to modern harmonies and textures.

1). I Have Loved Frank Wallace

2). Moments of Life Frank Wallace

3). Voices in the Dark Christine van Dyke

4). Marianne William Hartner

5). Tired She Dreams Nancy Knowles

6). What Still Stands Christine van Dyke

Gyre Publications
Copyright ©2000 Frank A. Wallace
Cover photography and design by Nancy Knowles
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