About the piece

“How, on a summer night,
the mysterious few bird notes rise
and break against the dark and stop,
and that music continues, afterward, for a long time…”

This challenging work for double chorus sets Jane Hirshfield’s beautiful poem of the same name. It is inspired by water’s persistence and strength. As tiny streams of water when frozen can shatter stone or, when flowing, can combine into powerful torrents without warning, here, delicate individual lines and duets create intricate textures that transform rapidly into lush harmonies.

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Music Like Water - SATB Double Chorus

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Instrumentation

SATB Double Chorus

Duration

5 minutes

year written

2010

Sheet Music Format

Digital PDF, 8.5 x 11"

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