What Is Holy? (2020)
for SATB Chorus and Organ
Duration: 6 min.
Dedication: for Heinrich Christensen’s 20th anniversary as Organist and Music Director, King’s Chapel, Boston
Commission: Commissioned by King’s Chapel, Boston, Massachusetts in celebration of Heinrich Christensen’s 20th anniversary as Organist and Music Director (2000–2020)
Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. (forthcoming)
What is holy?
It is what binds many souls together,
even if only lightly,
as the rush binds the wreath.
What is the holiest?
That which, today and forever,
felt more and more deeply,
makes spirits more and more united.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
adapted into English