Sue Casson

writer and

singer of songs ...

‘haunting original songs.' Scotsman 'witty lyrics and soaring melodies’ Big Issue  

'a great rapport with the audience and a gorgeous voice' Broadway Baby

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Soothing Songs for Unsettled Times

 

Just now the solace of pretty pictures and soothing sounds are a welcome escape from a scary world.

 

On Twitter, I've gone back to the beginning of my Words in Pictures lyric video series, to share them in the order they were made each week.

 

Number 5 is The Dance, a song from the Beachcomber CD with photographs by lbcphotography.co.uk 

who also plays the flute on this track.

 

You can follow the lyric trail in pitcures here

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'At the still point of the turning world

There the dance is'

 

TS Eliot, Little Gidding

 

2020 marks the anniversaries of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials (75 years) and the European Convention on Human Rights (70 years)

 

The events are linked by David Maxwell Fyfe, who played a leading part in both.

 

Sue Casson's moving song cycle Dreams of Peace & Freedom, is at the heart of

 

THE HUMAN'S IN THE TELLING 

 

She has written a series of blogs about the inspiration behind the music for

- click to read the latest.

 

A podcast performance of

Dreams of Peace & Freedom

by David Maxwell Fyfe's family

is now available.

Click icon to hear

LISTEN Podcast

NOW LAUNCHED!

 

Casson is a founding director of TSLR,

an incubation company for a host of artistic and educational project.

English Cabaret is her production partnership with Tom Blackmore.

 

Follow them @EnglishCabaret 

 

or click on a logo to visit the sites and see what's in the pipeline.

Word Press

 

 

To commemorate the twin anniversaries,

English Cabaret are releasing  a film, recording, podcast and book,

and planning a series of performances.

 

Discover the full story at thehumansinthetelling.org