The Vocal Score for I Know The Music
, composed by Patrick Hawes
, former composer in residence for Classic FM. This work is arranged for Soprano Soloist, SATB Chorus and Piano.
Commissioned by Aliquando Choir for the town of Henley-on-Thames and the wider community, Patrick Hawes composed this for the memory of those who served their country in times of war. I Know The Music was premiered on the 8th of November 2014 in St Mary's Church in Henley-on-Thames by Aliquando Choir, the Soprano Meryl Davies, West Forest Sinfonia, all conducted by the composer himself, Patrick Hawes. The piece is a setting of a Wilfred Owen poem of the same name, which describes the sounds of the battlefield as musical, a lament for the loss of beauty in a time of unimaginable tragedy.
This work is accompanied by String Orchestra, you can purchase the Full Score here.