Lament : Vocal score

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for SAATTB unaccompanied Setting a heart-breaking wartime text by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson, Pott has created a beautifully poignant piece befitting any Remembrance occasion. Written in memory of Staff Sergeant Olaf Schmid, a bomb disposal expert killed in 2009 during the Afghanistan conflict, Lament embodies a sense of timeless commemoration. Combining this with Pott's striking harmonic language and deftly interweaving vocal lines results in a highly compelling work, both emotionally and more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 16 pages
  • 176 x 236 x 1mm | 36g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193390914
  • 9780193390911

About Francis Pott

Over the past twenty-five years Francis Pott has acquired an international reputation as a composer of dramatic and emotionally challenging music. His writing unites a distinctive personal voice with a highly disciplined yet versatile technique that is rooted in a keen awareness of the past. Including a steady flow of major commissions, his works are regularly performed, recorded, and broadcast throughout the world. Formerly Lecturer in Music at St Hilda's College, Oxford, he is currently Professor of Composition at London College of Music, The University of West more