The Solitary Reaper

The Solitary Reaper (1995)
soprano and violin (or treble recorder, or oboe, or piano)      5 mins

A setting of the Wordsworth poem, dedicated to the memory of Elizabeth Maconchy;  first performed by Lindsay Gowers (soprano) and Lesley Larkum (violin), Colchester 8 March 1995, and recorded on the CD New British Music Vol. 1 (same performers) FMR CD35-0996

`The revelation, when listening to this admirable CD, was the music of Alan Bullard. The Solitary Reaper is such a fascinating composition I found myself returning to it time and time again’ Steve Ford, Avant magazine

Live recording (voice and piano) on SoundCloud