World's Largest Sheet Music Selection

21252991
21252991
21252991

Music In Sleep

By Harrison Birtwistle

Be the first! Write a Review
https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/music-in-sleep-sheet-music/21252991

SSA Choir and Piano
Composed by Harrison Birtwistle (1934-). Choral Score. Novello & Co Ltd. #MUSNOV160148. Published by Novello & Co Ltd. (BT.MUSNOV160148).

Item Number: BT.MUSNOV160148

Music for Sleep is among the very earliest stage works by Birtwistle, composed when he taught music at schools in Wiltshire and Dorset.The performing notes say that Music for Sleep was designed to be played and sung by children. Choices are offered among wind instruments, but instructions for Percussion instruments are very specific. It is a poetically evocative work in which Birtwistle is already playing with formal structures.The lullabye texts are extremely varied. Cradle Song uses text from the 16th century poet brothers James, John and Robert Wedderburn. Lullabye on a Ground was written by poet A P Graves, father of poet and classicist Robert Graves. Nocturne waswritten by Wordsworth.

Buy Together

$4.95

+

$2.80

Buy both for $7.75

[ { "catalogRefId":"21252991", "quantity":"1" }, { "catalogRefId":"168675", "quantity":"1" } ]
AddtoCart Print
168675

See Similar Sheet Music

Close X

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy

I am a music teacher.