Towards Silence – music for lament
How do we lament all that is lost, and all that we fear will be lost?
In 2018, a Green Christian member, Carol Nixon, commissioned a string quartet from Welsh composer John Metcalf, with a brief to reflect the tragic mass extinction of species.
This heart-wrenchingly beautiful music can be heard either on its own, or with an accompanying documentary. Either could be shown in a church or non-church setting, allowing people to just sit, listen and lament. Or simply set aside a quarter or half an hour in your day to remember, to love and to grieve with God for God’s creation.
Find more resources for lament on the Borrowed Time website
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