The 1st work for flute/piccolo/alto flute, clarinet/E♭ clarinet/bass clarinet, percussion, piano, violin/viola, and cello; the 2nd work a song cycle for unaccompanied voice; the 3rd work for voice and piano; the 4th work for mezzo-soprano, English horn, and string orchestra.
Text by John Clare (2nd work); by Terence (translated by Robert Burton), William Cavendish, George Chapman and anonymous (3rd work); by Sophocles (4th work).
In the 1st work: Psappha ; Nicholas Kok, conductor. In the 2nd work: Roderick Williams, baritone ; Susan Bickley, mezzo-soprano. In the 3rd work: Roderick Williams, baritone ; Iain Burnside, piano. In the 4th work: Susan Bickley, mezzo-soprano ; Nichoals Daniel, English horn ; Britten Sinfonia ; Clark Rundell, conductor.
1st work recorded 2016 Septmber 20-21 Hallé St Michael's, Ancoats, Manchester.
2nd-4th works recorded 2016 December 7 The Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Surrey.