The Traherne Association welcomes you to this site which celebrates and promotes the life and work of the poet and spiritual writer Thomas Traherne (c1637 - 1674).

Musical settings of Thomas Traherne

Betty Beath (b.1932)

Points in a journey

A cycle of five songs for voice, flute and piano.

Song no.1, The Salutation, sets words by Thomas Traherne.

Published: 1987

Recorded: A performance by Susan Dunn (soprano), Gillian Rankine (flute) and Betty Beath (piano) is available on a CD entitled River Songs, issued in 1992 by Jade Records (JADCD 1026).