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Wild Daisies

for SSA choir

Year:  2010   ·  Duration:  2m 40s

Year:  2010
Duration:  2m 40s

Ryan Youens

Composer:   Ryan Youens

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Commissioned for Euphony, a girls choir from Kristin School, for their 2010 repertoire. As soon as I found this text I knew that's what the piece would be about.

Bub Bridger - Wild Daisies

If you love me
Bring me flowers
Wild daisies
Clutched in your fist
Like a torch
No orchids or roses
Or carnations
No florist's bow
Just daisies
Steal them
Risk your life for them
Up the sharp hills
In the teeth of the wind
If you love me
Bring me daisies
That I will cram
In a bright vase
And marvel at

Ryan Youens

Commissioned note

Commissioned by Euphony from Kristin School in 2009 for their 2010 repertoire

Dedication note

For Euphony, Kristin School, January 2010

Text note

Text by Bub Bridger - used with permission from Mallinson Rendel Publishers Ltd., PO Box 9409, Wellington

Performance history

16 Jun 2010: Performed by Euphony from Kristin School at Auckland Town Hall, in Auckland

Performed by Euphony from Kristin School