Simon Austin composer

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4 Epitaphs for Soprano, violin (clarinet) and piano | 1986
first performance Penelope Austin, Alan Brind, Claire McArthur
4 short, humorous songs
Ideal encore/short songs with jazz overtones

Text: Epitaphs from Graveyard Humour (permission pending)
1. Friend, in your epitaph I'm grieved
2. All flesh is grass, the Scriptures they do say
3. For me deceas'd
4. Here lies the body of Mary Ann Lowder (She burst whilst drinking a Siedlitz powder.)