Composer: Edie Hill
Publisher: Hummingbird Press
Edition: HP04-28
Voicing: SATB divisi
Setting: a capella


Matthew Culloton
Artistic Director – The Singers/
Choirmaster – House Of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul
R&R for MN Composers/Coordinator: Lifelong Singing

“We bloomed in Spring, our bodies are the leaves of God.” This text of St. Theresa of Avila, here in a translation by Daniel Ladinsky, is a short statement on faith and understanding. Edie’s score is printed for 8-part choir, though conductors should not be too concerned about the difficulty as it is a lovely and tonal work. Exquisite voice writing and sensitive text painting make this one of my favorite short works in recent memory!

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