Sleeping Lord, The

(1992)

by David Matthews

Description
soprano and chamber ensemble of 7 players
Contributors
Daniel Jones (Author)
Duration
14
Genres
Solo Voice, Mixed Chamber Ensemble
Text
David Jones
Instrumentation
fl.cl - harp - string quartet
Languages
English
Commission
Commissioned by the Bath Festival with funds provided from the Arts Council of Great Britain
First Performance
29.5.92, Prague Spring Festival, Czechoslovakia: Nash Ensemble/Patrizia Kwella/Ian Brown
Availability
Study score 51484 7 on sale, parts for hire

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'The Sleeping Lord' review

'…it is transformed by the rich, allusive, almost drugged intensity of Matthews’s score – with Brittenesque nocturnal features but entering an atmospheric sound world of its own. A beautifully considered piece. The Sleeping Lord throws down no gauntlet; but it sets a standard for a kind of English Pastoral whose appeal goes beyond nostalgia' The Independent on Sunday (Michael White), 7 June 1992 Read more

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