by Rebecca Clarke

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'Tears', recorded at the 2022 Spring Song Festival.


English source: Wang Seng-Ju

High o'er the hill the moon barque steers.
The lantern lights depart.
Dead springs are stirring in my heart;
And there are tears . . . .
But that which makes my grief more deep
Is that you know not when I weep.

_A setting of ancient Chinese poetry_
_(translated by H. A. Giles, 1901)_


Rebecca Clarke

Anglo-American composer Rebecca Clarke was born in 1886 in Harrow, London. Classified by Gramophone as ‘one of the very best of her time’, Clarke is best known for her instrumental works - most notably her 1919 Viola Sonata. Her vocal music is…


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