Lute-Book lullaby

Lute-Book lullaby

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 12 pages
  • 176 x 254mm | 31g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0571523854
  • 9780571523856