|composer:||Nancy Galbraith (2010)|
|genre:||a cappella choir|
|length:||1 movement, 6:15 minutes|
|publisher:||Subito Music Publishing (ASCAP)
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|premiere:||April 9, 2011
The Providence Singers • Robert Page, guest conductor
VMA Arts and Cultural Center • Providence, Rhode Island
|program notes:||"Sonnet 116" was commissioned by David Keller and Julie Meyers for the Providence Singers to commemorate their 25th wedding anniversary.|
|press:||Chorus America article|
Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments. Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:
O no! it is an ever-fixed mark
That looks on tempests and is never shaken;
It is the star to every wandering bark,
Whose worth’s unknown, although his height be taken.
Love’s not Time’s fool, though rosy lips and cheeks
Within his bending sickle’s compass come:
Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks,
But bears it out even to the edge of doom.
If this be error and upon me proved,
I never writ, nor no man ever loved.
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