How Sweet I Roamed

Composer
Jonathan David
Composer Nationality
American
Composer Date of Birth
1965
Text
William Blake
Year Composed
2004
Minutes
2:45
Difficulty
3 (Advanced high school collegiate or community chorus)
Language
English
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Divisi
No
Extended Techniques
No
Sacred or Secular
Secular
Description

I've set this melancholy early Blake text with an almost "glee club" feel. Harmonic and melodic content is largely straightforward. Much rhythmic independence in the individual lines.

Group
C4
Performances
C4: 2008 Feb 23 (Under Rainbows), cond. Chia (New York Premiere); C4: 2009 Nov 19 & 21 (Greatest and Latest), cond. Siegel