Solo Voice

OUR LOST HEARTS

1996
soprano and piano: seven songs/cycle 
duration: 26 minutes
poetry: Brenda Brooks
premiere: 1997 Vancouver, B.C. Simon Fraser University
Heidi Breier/Leslie Uyeda
AvP 90

 

THE GREAT SEA

2005
mezzo-soprano and piano
duration: 2:30
poetry: Uvavnuk; trans. Jane Hirshfield
premiere: 2005 Vancouver, B.C. Music in the Morning.
Barbara Towell/Leslie Uyeda
AvP  107

   

FRESH SNOW

2005
soprano, piano, hand-held taiko drum
(played by singer)
duration: 2 minutes
haiku: Sheila Rosen
premiere: 2005 Vancouver, B.C. CBC Radio.
Heather Pawsey/Leslie Uyeda
AvP 133

 

AND LOVE SAYS

2005
aria for soprano and piano
duration: 8 minutes
poetry: Hafiz; trans. Daniel Ladinsky
premiere: 2005 Vancouver, B.C. Music in the Morning
Heather Pawsey/Leslie Uyeda
AvP 108

   

ANNIVERSARY TOAST

2006
trio for soprano, flute, and cello
duration: 4:00
poetry: Brenda Brooks
premiere: 2006 Vancouver, B.C. The Song Room
Heather Pawsey/KathrynCernauskas/Susan Round
AvP 97

 

THE FIRST WOMAN

2007
four songs/cycle for soprano and piano
duration: 24:30
poetry: Lorna Crozier
premiere: Vancouver, B.C. VISI
(Vancouver International Song Institute).
Heather Pawsey/Rena Sharon
AvP 99
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