Hwaet!

Oates, Janet

Duration

1m 00s

Composed

2014

Instrumentation

Voices Only

Scoring

SATB

Availability

Contact CoMA

About the work

‘Hwaet’ is the Old English word for ‘lo!’ exclaimed at the start of a story or song. It’s the verbal equivalent of an attention-grabbing fanfare.

Written as one of 21 fanfares for the Gala concert at St. John’s Smith Square in celebration of CoMA’s 21st birthday, performed by CoMA Singers

Origin

CoMA commission for Gala concert at SJSS