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"In this short Life" for SATB Choir by Keane Southard (University of Louisville Collegiate Chorale)
Seeded by keanesouthard on 16 Dec 2019
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"In this short Life" for a cappella SATB choir (2017) by Keane Southard. Performed Oct. 20, 2018 by the University of Louisville Collegiate Chorale, Kent Hatteburg-conductor. To purchase performance materials, please visit: https://keanesouthard.instantenc... Keane Southard's website: keanesouthard.instantencore.com Program notes: "In this short Life" was composed in the fall of 2017 while I was living in Walpole, NH. It was written for the inaugural Stephen Paulus Emerging Composer Competition and won The Capital Hearings 2018 Young Composers Competition. It is a setting of two short poems by Emily Dickinson: In this short Life that only (merely) lasts an hour how much—how little—is within our power and: Look back on Time with kindly Eyes— He doubtless did his best— How softly sinks his trembling Sun in Human Nature's West— By repeating sections and creating an arch form, where the two poems a
Composer: Keane Southard