Opus 788

Eros (2008)

for SATB Chorus and Piano

Text by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Composers' Choir; Daniel Shaw, conductor

Duration: 2.5 min.

Dedication: for Anne Watson Born and the First Unitarian Society in Newton, Massachusetts on its 160th anniversary

Commission: Commissioned for the First Unitarian Society in Newton, Massachusetts

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The sense of the world is short,
Long and various the report,—
To love and be beloved;
Men and gods have not outlearned it,
And how oft soe’er they’ve turned it,
’Tis not to be improved.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82)