Set Me As a Seal (2009)
for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied
Text from the Bible: Song of Songs 8:6a, 7a
Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor
Duration: 3 min.
Dedication: for Matthew and Patrick, on their anniversary
Commission: Commissioned by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Massachusetts
Publisher: G. Schirmer
Set Me As a Seal (2009) was written as an anniversary gift for my dear friends Matthew Burt and Patrick Chung. The work was commissioned by the Episcopal Cathedral Church of St. Paul.
“Set me as a seal upon thine heart; set me as a seal upon thine arm: for love is as strong as death. Many waters cannot quench love. Neither can the floods drown it.” (Song of Songs 8:6a, 7a)