Gavin Bryars (1943)

Five Songs from Northern Seas (2008 -2009)

for tenor and piano

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2008 - 2009
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Publisher : Schott, nº ED 13290
    • Commission: Leeds Lieder
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      George Bruce

Detailed formation
  • soloist : tenor
  • piano

Premiere information

  • Date : 3 October 2009
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Leeds College of Music, The Venue, Leeds Lieder+


    Performers :

    James Gilchrist, ténor ; Julius Drake, piano

Table of contents

I. The Fisherman
II. A Departure
III. The Helmsman
IV. The Seaman, an Epilogue
V. Old Man and Sea