|Instruments||soprano and piano|
THREE POEMS OF IRINA RATUSHINSKAYA (1992) 10' for soprano and piano Premiere: 2 March 1992, Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh. Jane Manning (soprano) and Dominic Saunders (piano).
'The poems speak of an enclosed world, of privation, of suffering, of fear, and upon them McLeod has unleashed some of his most challenging and uncompromising inspiration. The work is powered by an accelerating momentum that is impossible to resist'. The Herald
This song-cycle is analysed and commented upon by Jane Manning in her book 'New Vocal Repertory' (Vol.2) - OUP 1998.
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