Days of Beauty

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SATB, piano, optional string quartet
Lyrics: Emily Brontë
Language: English
Duration: 2:45

 

The premiere recording of Days of Beauty is featured on my Winter Songs album (Decca Classics, 2017), performed by the Choir of Royal Holloway and 12 Ensemble.

 

Link to the album: Winter Songs

 

When days of Beauty deck the earth
Or stormy nights descend
How well my spirit knows the path
On which it ought to wend

 

It seeks the consecrated spot
Beloved in childhood’s years
The space between is all forgot
Its sufferings and its tears