Blake R. Henson - GIA Publications
A cappella This exceptional work for accomplished a cappella choirs takes Robert Herrick's text about seeking comfort in the welcome embrace of death and shifts the point of view to invoke music which strives toward a new life without pain, suffering, war, or famine. A deeply moving work which treats this profound text as a metaphor for life. "Fall on me like a silent dew, or like those maiden showers, which, by the peep of day, do strew a baptism o'er the flowers..."
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