A Slumber

Instrumentation: SATB a cappella
Purchase: SATB a cappella
Duration:  2:30
Language: English
Story:  Winner of the 2018 World Projects Composition Contest.  An excerpt from the larger Requiem, this piece encounters the depression and stifled sense of movement, energy, and inertia felt after a loved one passes.


A slumber did my spirit seal;
I had no human fears:
She seemed a thing that could not feel
The touch of earthly years.

No motion has she now, no force;
She neither hears nor sees;
Rolled round in earth's diurnal course,
With rocks, and stones, and trees.
- William Wordsworth

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