Lighthouse Lullaby (2009)

Lighthouse Lullaby was commissioned by FOLD in Cumbria, northern England for Maryport lighthouse on the West Coast of Cumbria in 2009 and opened to the public in 2010.

Lighthouse Lullaby was featured on BBC Radio 4’s The Today Programme and Channel 4’s Big Art Mob. The lighthouse was open to the people of Maryport for the first time in 75 years; visitors entered the 150 year old iron lighthouse to hear the composition in a unique acoustic.

An electroacoustic composition featuring Danish trio Vox Nueva with glockenspiel, piano and electronic sound to create a song of longing for a beautiful old lighthouse.  Maryport Lighthouse is the oldest cast-iron lighthouse in the UK.”