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"Afternoon on a Hill" (SSAATB) NEW COMPOSITION Jeffrey M. Derus

Voicing: Mixed
Hello All!
New Composition!
Title: Afternoon on a Hill
Poet: Edna St. Vincent Millay
Composer: Jeffrey M. Derus
Voicing: SSAATB
Duration: 4:30-5 mins
Level: Modorate/Advanced
Description: This new composition of Edna St. Vincent Millay's "Afternoon on a Hill" brings a rush of warm harmonics and a sensitive grace to the text. Painting the words with rhythmic vitality and uplifting voicing, the piece offers a fresh perspective of Millay's famous poem. Recently record with, The Afternoon Singers, directed by Maza Zimmerman, the recording offers the clear and simple intentions of what the piece is and can become.
The sheet music is available upon request; PDF file. [Free]
If the piece is considered for performance or recording purposes, please contact and inform composer, Jeffrey M. Derus. e-mail:
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