Opus 1104

O Freedom (2007/15)

for SATB Chorus and Piano

Text by William C. Brackett

The Composers' Choir; Daniel Shaw, conductor

Duration: 3 min.

Dedication: for Marisa Green and the Peddie Singers

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O freedom, lovely in my eyes,
To thee I’m bound in duty,
In thee I find eternal bliss,
Thy ways are the ways of beauty.

As fawns upon the mountain height
Or eagles in their flight,
To be in perfect liberty
My soul longs to be free.

William C. Brackett, 1835
Watervliet, NY Shaker community