Iain Farrington

Pianist, organist, composer, arranger

A Lamenting Lullaby for Oboe, Violin, Viola and Cello

A Lamenting Lullaby was composed in 2007 and revised in 2018. It is a meditation on the death of a child at birth, and of quiet grief. The piece is in three sections: slow, sustained music for the strings of restrained tension and release; a distant solo oboe call; and folk-like lullaby music of gentle simplicity, with lamenting phrases from the oboe.   

Duration: 9 mins

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