Peter Sculthorpe: Lullaby

Livre | SATB

Éditeur: Faber Music
Compositeur: Peter Sculthorpe
Format: Partitions | Oeuvre Vocale

Peter Sculthorpe's programme note reads as follows 'Lullaby is based upon one of the number of indigenous Australian melodies collected by Dr H.C. Lethbridge during the 1930s and is a lullaby for children victimised by war. It opens with several statements of indigenous melody, the words lovingly entreating children to embrace sleep, as night falls. This is followed by a short central section that questions the need for war, its text taken from another song in the Lethbridge collection. The melody then returns, leading to a quiet coda, suggesting the calmness of sleep and, for many children, the beauteousness of Paradise.'

The piece is set for unaccompanied mixed voices.

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Numéro ISBN: 9780571531363
Publié le: 25 janvier 2018
Numéro de catalogue: 0571531369
 
     

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