It Was a Lover and Her Lad

A duet for soprano, baritone, and piano; words by Shakespeare (mostly). Commissioned by baritone Robert Peavler, 2011. This duet can be heard on the CD From the Heartland.

". . . there is nothing insignificant about his gifts, given the evidence of the delightful duet he composed expressly for this recording. . . . The mood is flirtatious but with an occasional hint of deeper, more potent feelings. . . . This composer’s music is obviously worth knowing . . ."
- Journal of Singing

Soprano Range: C4-B5
Baritone Range: B2-F4
Duration: 5½ minutes


Full recording can be found on Spotify

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