About the piece

and the rich apples
once again falling..

You put them to your lips,
as you were meant to,
enter a sweetness
the earth wants to give.”

This setting of Jane Hirshfield’s “for a wedding on mount Tamalpais” relies on triadic and added tone harmonies with Lydian inflections to capture the brightness and ripeness of the poem’s sensual language.



SATBB; SAB with piano


3 minutes

year written

SATBB (2010); SAB with piano (2020)

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