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Lute-Book Lullaby (Mixed Voices)

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Voicings: SATB (divisi) & Piano

Accompaniment: Accompanied

Lute-Book Lullaby is the stunning Christmas anthem which first brought the music of Alexander L’Estrange to our attention at the turn of the 21st century. Commissioned by award-winning chamber choir, Tenebrae, this beautiful mixed-voice composition contrasts a sweet “lulla, lullaby” refrain with a haunting and evocative soprano solo. The rich, mysterious harmonies, reminiscent of Messiaen and Howells, reflect L'Estrange's early musical training as a chorister in Oxford. 

Recorded by Tenebrae for Signum Records on a CD entitled Mother and Child, conducted by Nigel Short.

Lute-Book Lullaby is part of Faber Choral Signature Series which introduces a wealth of new or recently written choral music to choirs in search of fresh repertoire. The series draws in a rich diversity of living composers, offering a thrilling array of varied styles.



Publisher: Faber Music

ISBN: 0571523854

Item Code: 0571523854

Price: £2.99
Availability:In stock Territory restrictions apply, see Add. Info

Genre(s): Classical, Christmas, Choral

Language: English

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Series: Faber New Choral Works

Territories: Item available Worldwide

  • Mixed Voices
  • Piano
  • Sample Audio