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Sleep O Beloved

for four female voices and percussion

Year:  2001   ·  Duration:  15m

Year:  2001
Duration:  15m

Ross Harris

Composer:   Ross Harris


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Commissioned note

Commissioned by ECAT (Edinburgh Contemporary Arts Trust) with subsidy from the Scottish Arts Council and Creative NZ

Dedication note

Written for Barbro

Text note

Gaelic lament from Carmina Gadelica translated into English by Alexander Carmichael

Performance history

Performed by Scottish Voices, conducted by Graham Hair 2001

Performed by Bel Canto from Burnside High School, Christchurch, directed by Jean Cumming at the Big Sing in August 2003 where it was the winning performance of a New Zealand composition

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