'…Knussen’s unerring ear for the relationships among the sounds, colours and rhythms of the words, patterns that generate poetic meaning.'
Richard Dyer (Boston Globe), 17 August 2001
'Four intense miniatures of great beauty and technical accomplishment. Knussen’s vocal lines have retained their expressionistic shape and spring… The piano accompaniment is elaborate but always translucent.'
Matthew Greenall (The Singer), March 1994