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Shine Out, Fair Sun

for SATB choir and piano

Year:  2011

Year:  2011

David Hamilton

Composer:   David Hamilton

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The poem Shine Out, Fair Sun is generally deemed to be by an anonymous author, although it has also been credited to George Chapman (1559? - 1634). It contrasts the heat and light of the sun with the winter landscape, calling on the sun to '...make this winter night our beauty's Spring'.

Commissioned note

Written for Choralation, the mixed-voice choir of Westlake Girls' and Westlake Boys' High Schools, and conductor Rowan Johnston

Text note

Anonymous text

Performance history

Performed by Choralation conducted by Rowan Johnston