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…”

A challenging work for double chorus inspired by water’s persistence and strength. A tiny stream of water finds a way through stone and tiny streams. Frozen, it can shatter solid rock; flowing, it can combine into powerful torrents, almost without warning. In this setting, intricate individual lines and duets create a delicate texture that transforms rapidly into lush full harmonies.


SATB Double Chorus


5 minutes

year written


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