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Out of Small Beginnings

SATB Chorus with brass quintet, timpani and organ, or organ alone

The second section of The Light Here Kindled. The parent work was commissioned for the 350th anniversary of Harvard University. The moving text of this work is from William Bradford’s Of Plimoth Plantation; it is about how faith can spread “as one small candle can light a thousand.”

Composed: 1986
Text from: William Bradford’s Of Plimoth Plantation
Duration: 5:30
Publisher: Pear Tree Press Music Publishing distributed by Subito Music
Catalog Number(s): Choral Score, 80500416
Full Score and Parts, 80500415

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Audio Excerpt:
Audio excerpt performed by the Harvard University Choir with the Cambridge Brass Ensemble, John Ferris, conductor.