Heaven

for SATB choir a cappella

The Metropolitan Transit Authority in New York has a “Poetry in Motion” series that puts posters of poetry in subway cars. I was on the 1 train on Manhattan’s West Side one day when I saw the poem “Heaven,” by Patrick Phillips. I was immediately captured by the simple beauty of Patrick’s poem, and the mystery of the first line, “It will be the past.” I loved his vision and thought immediately that I wanted to compose music for this poem. Mystery, joy, wonder.

“Heaven” is the winner of choral composition competitions sponsored by both the Manhattan Choral Ensemble and Georgia College.

Endorsed by Project Encore

SKU: RCL-007 Categories: , Instrumentation:
Descriptive Tags:Heaven, Memory, Poetry, Spirituals, Sympathy
Season or Event:Memorial/Funeral
Difficulty:Advanced
Instrumentation:A Cappella
Sacred or Secular:Sacred, Secular
Voicing:SATB
Language:English

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