Opus 1494

Beyond (2022)

for SATB Chorus and Viola

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor; Sophie Choate, viola

Duration: 4.5 min.

Dedication: in memoriam Trevor Llewelyn Jones (1939–2022)

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Performance materials available from the publisher.

Beyond (2022) for chorus and viola was written for the 113th Annual Christmas Carol Services of The Memorial Church, Harvard University, December 2022. It is dedicated in memory of Trevor Llewelyn Jones (1939–2022).

When snow falls
we think it covers the world
although we know
it does not:
a meadow full
is not an earth full.
Love and light are the same
yet look how veils of it blow
beyond where even we
had imagined.

Elizabeth Kirschner (b. 1955)
© 2006