Songs from the Edge

 

String Quartet No. 1 For Mezzo-Soprano and string quartet

Text: Annette Pashayan

World Premiere: The Chautauqua Festival, 31.7.2006

Janine Hawley, The Audubon Quartet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MT-qphBY4f8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SuWY2PYcJU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU5sJJ5incU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L-YIz5s8FE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnQNPgTmQN8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtkVo3RS0og

 

 “Songs from the Edge” is a work in five movements for Mezzo-Soprano and string quartet. The composition is based on a set of 5 poems written by Dr. Annette Pashayan in 1996 about her experiences with breast cancer. Each poem deals with a specific aspect of her struggle with the disease.