Remember for SSATTBar a cappella
This composition for mixed 6-part a cappella chorus has yet to be performed. It was beautifully read and recorded by the First Readings Project, led by composer/conductor J. David Moore, in Minneapolis, on May 7, 2019.
The text is by Christina Rossetti.
Remember me when I am gone away,
Gone far away into the silent land;
When you can no more hold me by the hand,
Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay.
Remember me when no more day by day
You tell me of our future that you plann’d:
Only remember me; you understand
It will be late to counsel then or pray.
Yet if you should forget me for a while
And afterwards remember, do not grieve:
For if the darkness and corruption leave
A vestige of the thoughts that once I had,
Better by far you should forget and smile
Than that you should remember and be sad.
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- soprano, alto, tenor, baritone
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