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The Bird her punctual music brings | STACY GARROP

STACY GARROP

a composer with a story to tell

a composer with a story to tell

The Bird her punctual music brings



VIDEO
Young Women's Choral Projects of San Francisco; Martín Benvenuto, conductor

The commissioners have exclusive performing rights until July 31, 2024 and exclusive commercial recording rights until January 31, 2025.

DURATION
3’50"

INSTRUMENTATION
SSAA treble choir, piano

POET
Emily Dickinson

COMMISSIONER
Young Women's Choral Projects of San Francisco

YEAR COMPOSED
2022

TEXT
The Bird her punctual music brings
And lays it in its place
Its place is in the Human Heart
And in the Heavenly Grace
What respite from her thrilling toil
Did Beauty ever take
But Work might be electric Rest
To those that Magic make

PERMISSIONS
THE POEMS OF EMILY DICKINSON, edited by Thomas H. Johnson, Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Copyright © 1951, 1955 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College.  Copyright © renewed 1979, 1983 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College.  Copyright © 1914, 1918, 1919, 1924,1929, 1930, 1932, 1935, 1937, 1942, by Martha Dickinson Bianchi.  Copyright © 1952, 1957, 1958, 1963, 1965, by Mary L. Hampson.