My first commissioned work as a composer, set to a poem by John Rantzen. It’s one long piece (17.46 minutes) describing an arch from the beginning of life to its end. Stream (free) / Download ($10) on Bandcamp, or head to one of the other usual streaming services.
Lyrics: John Rantzen | Music: Jochen Gutsch
Lara Goodridge – violin
Monique Mezzatesta – viola
Simeon Johnson – cello
Nicole Smede – vocals
Andy Rantzen – narrator
Keyna Wilkins – flute
Jochen Gutsch – guitar, trumpet, piano, vocals
Recorded by Richard Belkner at Free Energy Device Studios in Sydney, June 2021. Mastered by Michael Lynch at Shoehorse Sound Studio.