The Peace of Wild Things

The Peace of Wild Things
Composer
Michael Conley
Pages
14
Minutes
5
Language
English
Voicing
8 part mixed chorus
Divisi
No
Instruments
Oboe
Sacred or Secular
Secular
Mood
Relaxed, dreamy, introspective; Caring, warm; Restrained, holding back
Description

Excerpted from the larger Appalachian Requiem (coming soon), this setting of Wendel Berry’s poem conveys the lush calm of nature with contrasts of overlapping vocal ostinatos and striking homophonic sections both lyrical and profound in their harmonies.

https://youtu.be/-qg0SCZ0Fso

Audio Credit
Live performance by the See-A-Dot Music Publishing Chorus - Fahad Siadat, Conductor. Troy Messenger, Oboe Soloist.