for SATB Chorus and Piano
Text by George Eliot
Aire Born Singers; Max Murphy, conductor
Duration: 3 min.
Dedication: for Abby Frost and Ipswich High School
Publisher: Heritage Music Press (forthcoming 2017)
You love the roses—so do I. I wish
The sky would rain down roses, as they rain
From off the shaken bush. Why will it not?
Then all the valley would be pink and white
And soft to tread on. They would fall as light
As feathers, smelling sweet; and it would be
Like sleeping and waking, all at once!
George Eliot (1819–1880)