Hayes, Morgan: No Glints in it
Song cycle for High Voice and Piano
Move (B – B)
Pick-up in Soho (B – B)
Glass (C sharp – F sharp)
Creek (C – B flat)
1st perf: Loré Lixenberg (soprano), Dominic Saunders (piano), King’s College,London, 23 October 2000
Aspects of London’s contemporary demi-monde, as seen through the eyes of a dispassionate observer, form the subject of this first song cycle by distinguished young British composer Morgan Hayes, setting verse by contemporary poet Anne Rouse.