Apotheosis

Duration:

2' 55"

Year Composed:

2019

Instrumentation:

SATB, with vibraphone

About the Work

Text

Come slowly, Eden!

Lips unused to thee,

Bashful, sip thy jasmines,

As the fainting bee,

Reaching late his flower,

Round her chamber hums,

Counts his nectars — enters,

And is lost in balms!

Text by:

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)