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Debbie Wiseman’s ‘A First Sunrise’ on Classic FM: listen again and download the sheet music

11 January 2022, 10:51 | Updated: 18 January 2022, 13:16

Debbie Wiseman’s ‘A First Sunrise’ on Classic FM
Debbie Wiseman’s ‘A First Sunrise’ on Classic FM. Picture: Classic FM / Getty
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By Classic FM

Classic FM’s Composer in Residence, Debbie Wiseman has written a gentle, uplifting new work to welcome the new year.

‘A First Sunrise’ is a new work by the brilliant British composer and conductor, Debbie Wiseman, commissioned by Classic FM.

Wiseman, who is Classic FM’s Composer in Residence, wrote the piece to herald in a new year and new beginnings.

The gentle piano work, recorded on piano by Wiseman herself, celebrates the transition from the night sky to glorious sunrise.

It was premiered on 3 January just after 11am, by Classic FM presenter and broadcasting legend John Humphrys, and can be heard throughout our programmes on Classic FM.

HRH The Prince of Wales and Debbie Wiseman at the Royal College Of Music
HRH The Prince of Wales and Debbie Wiseman at the Royal College Of Music. Picture: Getty

And now, due to popular demand, you can download the sheet music for ‘A First Sunrise’ and play it on your piano, or other instrument of choice, at home.

“With music, we can all come together as one,” Debbie reminds us. “Happy music-making!”

Listen to ‘A First Sunrise’ again here on Global Player, and find the sheet music here.