The Sun Never Says (from LUX) (SSAA)Dan Forrest
SSAA a cappella arrangement (with optional cello) of movement III of LUX: The Dawn From On High, (originally scored for chorus with chamber ensemble, small orchestra, or full orchestra). This soaring setting of Hafiz-inspired poetry by Daniel Ladinsky speaks of the matchless beauty of unconditional love. Recording by BYU Women's Chorus, conducted by Dr. Sonja Sperling.
Also available for SATB a cappella.
All this time
The sun never says to the earth,
With a love like that,
It lights the
-Daniel Ladinsky, from "The Gift", copyright 1999; used by permission.
All five movements of LUX: The Dawn From On High are now available for treble choirs, and can be performed with piano (included in choral score). Optional organ, percussion, solo strings, chamber ensemble, small orchestra, or full orchestra are also available for the SSAA version; contact the composer for these instrumental scores/parts.
Individual movements or the entire work are profoundly meaningful for any concert on themes of Light in Darkness, Hope, or Advent/Christmas. To perform the complete work, please purchase all five individual octavos.
LUX (SSAA Version):
I. Illuminare – Digital Download | Printed Product
II. Lux in Tenebris – Digital Download | Printed Product
III. The Sun Never Says – Digital Download | Printed Product
IV. Gloria in Excelsis – Digital Download | Printed Product
V. Creator of the Stars of Night – Digital Download | Printed Product
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- With Strings
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