My silence now speaks for me (Joseph G. Stephens)

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  • (Posted 2004-03-26)  CPDL #06842:  Network.png Icon_pdf_globe.gif
Editor: Joseph G. Stephens (submitted 2004-03-26).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 27 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: My Silence Now Speaks for Me
Composer: Joseph G. Stephens

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Too much for words to hold
Too long for any stanza
Too wide for any margins
Not enough hours in the day
Patience too short
I lay it down
That in silence
what is beyond all words
Stanzas, margins and hours
can at long last be heard.