Voicing: SATB with divisi and piano (or organ)
Duration: 4' 45"
Written in: 2021
This piece was commissioned in March 2021 by Tricia Rees-Jones for the Somerset-based chamber choir Swan Singers to celebrate their return to live performance after the Covid-19 lockdown. It begins very gently and opens up gradually, like a flower. The text is by the composer.
"The words capture the moment perfectly and I think the piece is incredibly moving.” - Tricia Rees-Jones
... After the locked and shuttered doorways,
After the dark and empty spaces,
And after the silence, singing.
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