Altitude (Nicholas Kelly)

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  • (Posted 2022-04-12)  CPDL #68825:     
Editor: Nicholas Kelly (submitted 2022-04-12).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 764 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Altitude
Composer: Nicholas Kelly
Lyricist: Lola Ridgecreate page
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2022
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Original text and translations

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Text by Lola Ridge (1873-1941)

I wonder
how it would be here with you,
where the wind
that has shaken off its dust in low valleys
touches one cleanly,
as with a new-washed hand,
and pain
is as the remote hunger of droning things,
and anger
but a little silence
sinking into the great silence.