Lazarus

ensemble of 7 players

2014

Lazarus was one of the winners of the Berkeley Ensemble New Cobbett prize for composition in November 2014. It is a reflection upon the story of the death and resurrection of Lazarus as told in the Gospel according to John, where each individual instrument represents a different character in the narrative.

YEAR

2014

DURATION

12 minutes

INSTRUMENTATION

Cln., Bsn., Vln., Vla., VC., DB., Pno.   

PREMIERE

Berkeley Ensemble, The Forge, Camden, 9 November 2014

RECORDING

"...Barnaby Martin’s haunting septet Lazarus, inspired by the New Testament story and full of arresting, keening sounds." Andrew Clements

"Excitingly original new works by Barnaby MartinSamuel Lewis and Laurence Osborn sit alongside the piece that won the original prize, William Hurlstone’s lovely Phantasie from 1907. Recommended." 

Stephen Pritchard

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