Poetry by Gavin Geoffrey Dillard. Commissioned by Vija Nadai. First performance: Monte Carlo, May 2000. Mezzo-Soprano Jennifer Larmore with pianist Antoine Palloc.
1. In the beginning …
2. Once upon a universe
Recordings of this composition are available. See Jamie Barton: Unexpected Shadows (Pentatone), Daniel Okulitch: The New American Art Song (GPR) and The Faces of Love – The Songs of Jake Heggie (BMG/RCA Victor).
The Score is available. See THE FACES OF LOVE Song Collections (1999).
Collections are published Songbooks or books of compositions. The songs and arias are often found individually in Recordings as well as Compositions. One or more recordings have been made. (Here is a Search for them.) Score(s) available from G. Schirmer/Hal Leonard.