If it must be
You speak no more with us,
Nor smile no more with us,
Nor walk no more with us,
Then let us take a patience and a calm.
for even now the green leaf explodes.
Sun lightens stone,
and all the river burns.
Composer Ramsey again works her magic with this beautiful setting of an imaginative text. Composed as a memorial, the piece can provide an elegant addition to a concert with its soaring choral melodies and tasteful piano accompaniment.