Opus 419

Eternity in Their Hearts (2002)

for Organ

Erik Simmons, organ

Duration: 5.5 min.

Dedication: for Ruth Watson Henderson

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 1"

Performance materials available from the publisher.

Eternity in Their Hearts (2002) is dedicated to composer Ruth Watson Henderson. The work was inspired by Ecclesiastes 3:11. A free-flowing melody opens the work, which serves as the principal material. After the initial presentation, lyric development of the material proceeds. A chorale-like treatment builds to a climax. Wisps of the earlier music are then recalled as the work leads to its reposed conclusion.