Year: January 2021
Voices: SSSAATTBB Choir
Text: English, Psalm 42:1, 5-8 & Psalm 43:3
Performance History: Online Premiere 4th February 2021, multi-tracked by the composer, his wife, and brother. The live premiere, by the Contemporary Music Vocal Group at Cardiff University, can be watched here at 45:30.
About: Taking the traditional Irish tune My Lagan Love as a compositional starting point, I thirst is a musical meditation on the words of Psalms 42 and 43. I was invited to contribute an article about this piece to the online journal Transpositions run by St. Andrews ITIA department, and you can read it here.