Invitation to the Journey – alto, piano


Poem by Baudelaire (Invitation au voyage) translated by the composer’s father S N Solomons. A long luxurious evocation of a world of the imagination. The original version for alto and guitar is also available

The recording is from the CD Songs of Solomons and was performed by Stephen Taylor (countertenor) and Jonathan Leonard (piano), who have given permission for use of their performance. The CD itself is available in the form of mp3 downloads at CDBaby, Amazon, Napster and other reputable download places.

Video – performance by Stephen Taylor and Jonathan Leonard:

Video – performance by David Warin Solomons and Kevin Drury: