WINTER LULLABY (for string orchestra)

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Winter Lullaby is a short, fairly easy work suitable for a winter program. It has been successfully performed by an elementary school ensemble that is part of a literacy-based (i.e., non-Suzuki) instrumental program. I wrote it in its original form (SATB choral), in 1989, as a first-Christmas gift for my son. Later, I adapted it for strings, mostly by adding some motion to the inner parts and by having the first and second violins exchange parts, with the first violin up an octave, in the second strophe.

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Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
3 minutes
String orchestra
Classical music

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