Sleep, My Baby (Celtic Lullaby), arranged for flute choir by Ann Cameron Pearce
The melody, known as “Suo Gan”, has its origins as a traditional Welsh tune, first appearing in print circa 1800. This sweet haunting lullaby should be played in a very legato style, the accompanying parts following the phrasing and nuances of the melodic line.
The Celtic lullaby “Suo Gan,” this work received acclaim through Charlotte Church and the movie Empire of the Sun.
2004 NFA Newly Published Music Competition – Finalist
Scored for 6 C flutes (flute sextet), or 4 C flutes, alto flute, and bass flute