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Time Is


The commissioners have exclusive performance rights until April 4, 2020. They also have exclusive recording rights until April 4, 2021.

DURATION
3’30”

INSTRUMENTATION
SATB (div.), piano

POET
Henry van Dyke

YEAR COMPOSED
2016

COMMISSIONER
Chromatica

THIS IS A MOVEMENT FROM:
O Time

PERUSAL SCORE & PURCHASE INFO
Available in April 2020

PROGRAM NOTE

Time Is, is a beautiful poem by Henry van Dyke, comments on how we experience the slow or swift passage of time based on various states of emotion.
TEXT
Time is 
Too Slow for those who Wait,
Too Swift for those who Fear,
Too Long for those who Grieve,
Too Short for those who Rejoice;
But for those who Love,
Time is not.