David Breslin's Nornir for three voices (SSA).
Duration: 10 minutes
Also published as part of UYMP's Songspin Songbook, ISMN M 57036 603 3.
In Old Norse mythology, Norns are maidens who visit everyone at birth to determine the shape of their lives. The three maidens - urd, meaning ‘past’, verdandi, meaning ‘present’, and skuld, meaning ‘future’ - form a trinity of Fates. First performed by Juice Vocal Ensemble on 8th May 2003 at Heslington Church, York, as part of York Spring Festival.