Text: Michael R. Burch
- Prologue. Where does the Butterfly go?
- The Raid
- For God’s Sake, I’m only a Child
- King of the World
- Mother’s Smile
- In the Shelter
- Frail Envelope of Flesh
- Among the Angels now
- Epilogue. I have a Dream
Composing this song cycle was made possible by Christoph Bouthillier and Nelly Bouthillier – Den Boer
Dedicated to the children of Gaza and their parents
Dima Bawab, soprano; the composer, piano
The full text of the poems can be read and / or downloaded here, together with introductory background information: Children of Gaza – Introduction and Text of the Poems.
The full score may be copied, shared and distributed freely. It can be downloaded here for free: Children of Gaza – Partituur met Voorwerk. It will be appreciated if information about performances and / or recordings of this cycle or part thereof is sent to hallo[at]eduarddeboer.org.
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