How Beautiful is Night

Instrumentation | SATB a cappella

Year | 2012

Duration | 3'

Premiere | Premiered by the Wooster Chorus

at the College of Wooster

Text | Robert Southey (1774-1843)

How Beautiful is Night

How beautiful is night!
A dewy freshness fills the silent air;
No mist obscures, nor cloud, nor speck, nor stain,
Breaks the serene of heaven:


In full-orbed glory, yonder moon divine
Rolls through the dark blue depths;

 

Beneath her steady ray
The desert-circle spreads
Like the round ocean, girdled with the sky.
How beautiful is night!

How Beautiful is NightWooster Chorus
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