Split My Heart
for countertenor and piano

Split My Heart from Four Andalusian Love Songs was commissioned by countertenor Brian Asawa. It was premiered in a series of 2013-14 performances, with the first occurring at the Long Beach Universalist Church by countertenor Brian Asawa and pianist Mark Salters. The texts are taken from 11th-Century Andalusian poets Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi, Ibn Hazm, Abu Bakr al-Turtushi, and Al-Asad Ibrahim ibn Billitah.