Op.36 – Tennyson Fantasy Op. 36 for string quartet
Oct 2016 – ca 23 mins
I. Come Down O Maid From Yonder Mountain Height (Romance)
II. Ring Out, Wild Bells, To The Wild Sky (Scherzo)
III. If Sleep And Death Be Truly One (Passacaglia)
Inspired by the poems of Lord Alfred Tennyson and the landscapes around his favourite residence, Aldworth on Blackdown.
Commissioned and first performed by the Tippett Quartet at Kings Place for the London Chamber Music Series.
With generous support from the Ambache Charitable Trust, RVW Trust and Nicholas Boas Charitable Trust.
Recorded for Alissa’s Fantasy Album.