Taking the traditional Irish tune ‘My Lagan Love’ as a compositional starting point, ‘I thirst’ is a new choral work by Belfast based composer Anselm McDonnell, multi-tracked by the composer, his wife, and brother. The words are taken from Psalms 42 & 43.
You can read more about the process behind this piece here.
Anselm McDonnell is an Irish/Welsh composer based in Belfast. He has written over sixty works for a variety of ensembles and regularly works with artists from other disciplines. His music has been performed in North America, Canada, Finland, Japan, Russia, and across Europe. He also performs on the classical and electric guitar.