I've spent a good bit of the Covid-19 pandemic challenging myself to learn recording and publishing technology. I initially wrote my new piece, 'Lament for a Pandemic' as a kind of test to run the gamut from concept to completion. However, as creative endeavors often do, it took on a life of its own.
In Ireland the lament is an ancient and revered tradition. Following is an excerpt from a a publication by Angela Bourke, first published in the 'Woman's Studies International Forum, 1988
"Keening" in English…Read more