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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


 “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.

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