the cloths of heaven (satb)

Catalog ID: S-341
First Line: had I the heavens' embroidered cloths....
Composer: m. e. valverde
Author: william butler yeats
Voicing: satb
Accompaniment: piano
Language: english
Country: usa
Series: anton armstrong choral series
Other: new for 2010


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In addition to this version, a version for SATB, harp, and string orchestra is available from the publisher in pdf format.


When I look back on the text, I find myself. I find a sacrificial love that is beautiful, but also painful—a love that is certain but longs to break from its hopelessness and finally connect with bliss. I composed The Cloths of Heaven during a month of study in Paris, surrounded by the history and beauty of France. No matter the surrounding, this poem draws me fiercely inward.

M. E. Valverde 


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