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Track Name: Lullay, my liking
Composer: Thomas Hewitt Jones
Text: 15th Century English
He was the winner of the 2003 BBC Young Composer of the Year competition, and in 2009 received a BBC Music Magazine "Premiere Album" award for producing an album of the music of Imogen Holst.
ORA have commissioned Thomas Hewitt Jones for an upcoming project.
Thomas Hewitt Jones is delighted to have a regular relationship with Classic FM online since the success of 'Fantasy on David Cameron' in July 2016!
“'Lullay, my Liking' is influenced by the revival in Christmas carols at the beginning of the 20th century that led many writers to compose in a quasi-medieval style, exemplified by G R Woodward’s Ding Dong Merrily on High. I decided the best way to respond to the text would be to draw on a variety of techniques from different periods that define many of today’s finest carols. As a result, you’ll find neo-medieval textures, a folk-song feel and harmonic movement inspired by one of my composing heroes, Peter Warlock.”