The three ‘Wind Songs’ were written by Garth Knox for Katherine Clarke as part of her ‘Singing Viola’ project.
The first song is called ‘Wild Wind’. An Irish monk wrote this short poem in the margin of a Latin text he was recopying and illustrating in the 9th Century: The wind is wild tonight it tosses the sea’s white hair I have no fear tis the calm waters that bring the sharp men from the North
Here Clarke performs it in St Bride’s Church, London.
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