Songs of Crystal

for SATB choir

The Vocális Chamber Choir commissioned Songs of Crystal for their 15th anniversary. The traditional gift for a fifteenth anniversary is crystal, so for this commission Mallonee linked four poems by Sara Teasdale and created a set that explores each of the four seasons.

SKU: CME-015 Categories: , Instrumentation:
Duration:5-10 Minutes
Voicing:SATB
Language:English

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