SATB a cappella, duration 4 mins.
A choral work about gratitude and finding joy in the smallest of moments, written in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the simplest of words, the Persian poet Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī expresses joy in the natural world. It is a message of peace and gratitude, of finding light and meaning in unexpected places and difficult times. With cascading lines, intertwining counterpoint and modal inflections, the music paints a picture of drifting leaves and wonder.
The leaf of every tree
bring message from the unseen world.
Look, every falling leaf is a blessing.
Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī
Perusal score (score download is below):
This score is made available for free, it may be photocopied, distributed and performed (virtually or live) without further permission.
This work has not yet been premiered, the mockup below is only included till a recording is available.