Shortening of the Days (The): For Jacqueline

Richard Fay (Composer)

Research output: Non-textual formComposition


This tune, written for Jacqueline in 2005, captures the not unpleasant autumnal process of the year's end coming closer as the nights draw in. Maybe there is also some more figurative sense to it too.

from Helix: Music for Hard Times, released January 1, 2020
Composed by: Richard Fay (2005)
Recorded, mixed, mastered by: Sam Gee

Katherine Blumer (clarinet)
James Heathcote (cello)
Mabon Jones (violin)
Sarah Keirle (viola)
Jemima Kirkland (flute)
Dan Mawson (bass clarinet)
Nina Semertzidou (violin)
Delia Stevens (percussion)
Sophie Sully (double bass)
Imogen Trinder (flute)
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020


  • Helix
  • ethno-classical


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