Opus 837

Rise Up, My Love (2009)

for Voice, Flugelhorn (Trumpet), Organ

Text from the Bible: Song of Songs 2:10b–12; 13b

Duration: 3 min.

Dedication: for Greg and Lisa, and the Cleary family

Commission: Commissioned by the St. Theresa Parish Choir, West Roxbury, Massachusetts; Richard Bunbury, organist and director

Publisher: SMP Press

Performance materials available from the publisher.

Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear upon the earth. The time of singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.

Song of Songs 2:10b–12; 13b