Catalogue > Prayers from the Ark, op. 48
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Prayers from the Ark

Prayers from the Ark
Seven Songs for High Voice and Piano
Date of composition December 1964/January 1965
Opus number 48
Type of work Concert music
Duration 13 mins
Musical forces High Voice and Piano
Words Carmen Bemos de Gasztold trans. Rumer Godden
First performance 16th April 1974
First performance information Jane Manning (soprano) and Susan Bradshaw (piano) at St Pancras Church, London
Publisher Modus Music
Notes Songs are: 1. The Prayer of the Cock; 2. The Prayer of the Goldfish; 3. The Prayer of the Cat; 4. The Prayer of the Tortoise; 5. The Prayer of the Mouse; 6. The Prayer of the Ox; 7. The Prayer of the Lark; dedicated to the composer’s parents, who brought the poems to his attention