Spring [SATB choir] - SCORE
for SATB chorus & piano
text by Janet Mason
music by E.K.R. Hammell
Commissioned by Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. Elaine Choi, music director. In honour of chorister, Janet Mason. Premiered 2 Jun 2019.
Additional known performances:
- 20 Oct 2019 | University of Toronto SA & TB Choruses, dir. Elaine Choi | Toronto ON Canada
- 20 Jun 2020 (online) | Timothy Eaton Memorial Church Choir, dir. Elaine Choi | Toronto ON Canada
- 27 Mar 2022 | Timothy Eaton Memorial Church Choir, dir. Elaine Choi | Toronto ON Canada
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This piece is meant to evoke visions of flourishing and blossoming flora (the piano part), over which the singers soar blissfully above. It is a setting of the poem of the same name by Janet Mason, and was commissioned in her honour by the Timothy Eaton Memorial Church Choir in Toronto, of which she has been a chorister for several decades.
The radiance of Spring awakens
The warmth and tenderness of life.
Buds and greening fill the eye.
With joy we feast upon thy splendour.
Our lives they are renewed, restored
And our souls they are refreshed,
But that we could forever dwell
In the springtime of thy world.
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