Scored for: SATB & jazz trio (optional saxophone)
Duration: 12 minutes 55 seconds
Other Info: This is a three movement work including I Love You, A Kiss and I Sing Because. Songs of Love was commissioned in 2012 by Elena Sharkova for the Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale. The movements set poems by Nils Peterson, which are based on original Greek poems by Maria Polydouri. The scoring is piano, bass, drums and alto sax. It was first performed in San Jose in July 2012.
A recording of Songs of Love is on the Footprints album recorded by the Wellensian Consort.
Songs of Love and movements from the work are published by Boosey & Hawkes in printed and digital downloadable format.