Album 2nd London Contemporary Composers Festival 1995. Catherine Hamilton – Soprano, Gary Hayes – Concert Harp. Performed live in the BRIT Theatre 25 March in conjunction with London Academy of Music. Music composed and performed © GaryPHayes 1995. Words by W. von der Vogelweide (1170-1230) “The doubters say that everything is dead, no one living who can make a song. Let them consider, well the common dread, how all the World grapples with grievous wrong. When songs day dawns such verse and song they’ll hear. As will make them Wonder, I heard a little bird lament the self same fear. ” Repeat.