TREVOR HOLD (1939-2004): The Image Stays for Baritone and Piano, River Songs for Soprano, Baritone and Piano, Voices from the Orchard for Baritone and Piano.
Catalogue Number: 01K089
Label: Dutton Epoch
Reference: CDLX 7213
Description: Hold wrote poetry as well as music and his poems appeared for over forty years in poetry journals and East Midlands newspapers and journals. He mostly wrote song cycles, many of these running to 30 minutes or more having a dramatic trajectory through various points of observation and characterization from beginning to end. The Image Stays (1974), for instance, also written to his own words, deals with various aspects of love, some directly some more oblique. No texts. David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), Amanda Pitt (soprano), David Owen Norris (piano).