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Exhale (2022) - String trio and mixed choir

Exhale (2022) - String trio and mixed choir

Exhale (2022) by Eleanor Haward


For string trio and mixed choir

Duration c. 11 minutes


This work was commissioned especially for the Music and Meditation Podcast on BBC Sounds. It accompanies a spoken meditation by yoga and meditation teacher Maude Hirst. The piece was recorded by the BBC Singers and string trio from the BBC Concert Orchestra and conducted by David Hill at Maida Vale Studios in November 2022. The podcast is produced by Charlotte Parr. This piece has been played on BBC Radio 3 on the Essential Classics and In Tune shows and the episode 'Let it go' continues to be available on BBC Sounds, Spotify, and Apple Music.


Available for Instant Digital Download - you will receive the full score PDF immediately after purchase. Please contact the composer for part PDFs - these will be emailed separately.


Eleanor would love to know if you are programming this piece with your group. Please send her a message via the contact form to get in touch!


Main photograph: Inverewe Gardens, Poolewe. Taken by Eleanor Haward, April 2024.


  • Digital download of score | Licence

    Once purchased, the score and parts may be printed and then copied (if necessary) for the number of members in your ensemble. You may keep this in your library and perform it as many times as you like! Please contact the composer if you require the licence to perform this piece with another group.

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