Two Poems (2005)
Instrumentation: SSA choir and harp (alt.: piano)
Text by: Perchy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats
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Please purchase the number of copies necessary for your chorus. Minimum 5 copies.
The texts for Two Poems, by Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats respectively, both use celestial imagery to convey two very different views on love. For me, the juxtaposition of the two poems adds to their expressiveness and brings out undercurrents that might otherwise go unnoticed.