Opus 814

Eternitie (2008)

for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied

Text by Robert Herrick

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Duration: 3 min.

Dedication: for John Harbison on his 70th birthday

Commission: Commissioned for the Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Performance materials available from the publisher.

O Yeares! And Age! Farewell:
Behold I go,
Where I do know
Infinitie to dwell.

And these mine eyes shall see
All times, how they
Are lost i’th’Sea
Of vast Eternitie.

Where never moon shall sway
The Starres; but she,
And night, shall be.
Drown’d in one endlesse Day.

Robert Herrick (1591–1674)