'Faint Flight' (2014)
for SATB Choir
Approx. Duration: 4'
Written for the BBC Singers and conductor, Paul Brough
US Premiere by Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale, Bing Concert Hall, PBO Sessions at Stanford Live, San Francisco (07/03/19)
‘Faint Flight’ (2014) is centered on utilising a small selection of prose from Coventry Patmore’s poem, ‘Faint Yet Pursuing,’ which he included in his collection of poems entitled ‘The Unknown Eros’ in Hastings, 1890. The work aims to create a calm, yet uplifting atmosphere.©G.E.M.2014
©Cover Image: 'Flight' Painting by Grace-Evangeline Mason 2014