Iain Farrington

Pianist, organist, composer, arranger

Three Songs for a Lady for Soprano and Piano (or Chamber Ensemble)


Three settings of Maya Angelou in a jazzy, popular style, with moods ranging from tragic to the erotic. Poor Girl has a tense and pent–up energy, while They went home is a sad bluesy lament. To finish, Be my baby is a lightly humorous and sensual song.


Duration: 12 mins


Listen to the work here:


Version for Soprano and Piano


1 - Poor Girl (3'50")

2 - They went home (4'24")

3 - Be my baby (3'37")



Version for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble


1 - Poor Girl (4'11")

2 - They went home (4'10")

3 - Be my baby (3'27")



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