Of Tales, Time and Things Beyond

Through songs set to texts by Walter de la Mare and like-minded British poets, we rediscover a child’s sense of awe at what the world holds for us, and explore the great mysteries of life. We are urged to to treasure beauty and youth whilst we still can, to beware the demons lurking in the dark, and to ponder the final riddle of the passing of time and death.

Variations – Two recitals, separate or as a series, which travel from the cradle to the grave along different paths: the first via nursery-rhymes, nonsense songs, lullabies, dreams and nightmares; the second via fairy-tales, visions, the hopes of youth and a sense of wonder at the infinite span of time. . 192.168.0.l


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