Dormi Jesu - William Armiger

Duration: 3'00"
Ensemble: SATB organ
Grading: Medium
CMP397 Full score £2.50
MP3 performance (Sibelius Sounds, prepared by the composer)

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This simple little setting was composed for the small rural parish church choir at Kempsford, in Gloucestershire – just down the road from Down Ampney of RVW fame. The church has a small but very nice Nicholson 2-manual tracker organ and a small keen choir devotedly led by Diana Lee-Browne.

The piece is a lullaby with quiet accompaniment, and should swing gently along without any great contrasts of dynamic or tempo, taking great care not to wake the baby!