Mansfield - In Her Own Words


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Mansfield - In Her Own Words' is a concert of selected poems by Katherine Mansfield set to contemporary music composed by several of our leading songwriters/recording artists, including Lawrence Arabia, Julia Deans, The Bats, Mel Parsons and French for Rabbits. 12 tracks by 12 different composers with a multi-band format on and off for a song each, linked by a curated selection of Katherine Mansfield's letters, narrated by the highly experienced actor, Miranda Harcourt. 'Her letters show her deadly serious, warm and friendly, cynical and sarcastic, absurd and loving, morbin, though human in conforming to the recipient's wishes and expectations...' one has to be aware of the casual, jejune, uttterances, which are merely thrown off....' The companion album, Mansfield, is out physically and digitally FEB 20, 2020.