Lullaby - ‘Lay your Sleeping Head’

by Nicola LeFanu From Two Auden Songs (2007)

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'Lullaby - Lay your Sleeping Head' performed by James Gilchrist & Keval Shah as part of the Forgotten Voices lecture-recital series, curated by Kitty Whately and Natasha Loges, and produced in collaboration with SWAP'ra (Supporting Women and Parents in Opera). Filmed by TallWall Media, at Trinity College, Oxford, as part of the Oxford Lieder Spring Song Festival 2022.


Lullaby - ‘Lay your Sleeping Head’
English source: W H Auden

Original text by W H Auden (1907-1973) in copyright.


Nicola LeFanu

Nicola Frances LeFanu is a British composer, academic, lecturer and director. She studied at St Hilda's College, Oxford.


W H Auden

Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973) was an English-American poet. Auden's poetry was noted for its stylistic and technical achievement, its engagement with politics, morals, love, and religion, and its variety in tone, form and…


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