When the Twain Meet

Written in 1977 at the request of Glenda Simpson (mezzo-soprano) and Barry Mason (lute) for a concert in London. They requested settings by the English poet and composer, Thomas Campion and provided Duarte with a set of his poems, from which four were chosen. An arrangement for voice and guitar was made in 1992, Op.70a. The music is set for high voice and lute.


I - Beauty is but a painted hell; II - Young and simple though I am; III - Cupid's fire; IV - So quick, so hot.