Do not stand at my grave and weep (John Reager)

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  • (Posted 2018-02-25)  CPDL #48920:    Icon_mp3_globe.gif  
Editor: John Reager (submitted 2018-02-25).   Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 593 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
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Title: Do not stand at my grave and weep
Composer: John Reager
Lyricist: Mary Elizabeth Frye

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularBurial service

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published:
Description: In memory of Denalda Siegrist and all the victims of the Oakland Ghostship tragedy, the piece is dedicated to Oakland City Chorus. Denalda was a member of that group. Clusters, aleatoric events, and traditional polyphony combine in this tribute. The principal theme is a musical version of the name Denalda (D E B A Bb D A). Duration 5 minutes.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Do not stand at my grave and weep.