Edna St. Vincent Millay's vivid poetic imagery and emotional message come to life in this lovely, expressive piece. "I will be the gladdest thing under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers and not pick
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"And this shall be for music, when no one else is near, such a fine song for singing, the rare song to hear!" And such a fine song this is, through the marriage of memorable music to Robert Louis
Greg Gilpin’s inspired music brings Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s text to life. Featuring a cascading a cappella introduction, this reflective work is a marvelous creative programming choice for
This jubilant, accessible original will add flourish and excitement to your performance. The strong opening theme leads to a colorful contrasting middle section, and the buoyant recapitulation propels the
This is simply too good not to consider for your choir. Omnia sol temperat, "the sun warms everything," comes from a verse of Latin found in "Carmina Burana." The composer's English text speaks to
The haunting yet whimsical quality of this piece, almost folk-like in nature, is truly refreshing! The composer's lyrics center around a child who loves to sing during the day while playing, and at night
"There will be rest, and sure stars shining over the rooftops crowned with snow, a reign of rest, serene forgetting, the music of stillness holy and low." This masterful setting of Sara Teasdale's
"Rushing river pass me by, winding to the deep blue sea. Oh, willow, weeping willow, weep for me." Beautiful imagery from the mournful text creates lyrical voice leading and a yearning piano part that
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