27. October 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Sunday Morning Music

Kim André Arnesen: Even When He Is Silent
St. Olaf Choir; Anton Armstrong, Conductor

From the YouTube page:
The St. Olaf Choir, Anton Armstrong, Conductor, performs “Even When He Is Silent” by Kim André Arnesen. Recorded in concert at Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway on June 16, 2013

Commissioned by the St. Olaf Festival in Trondheim, Norway (Olavsfestdagene).

The text was found in a concentration camp after World War 2:

I believe in the sun, even when it’s not shining.
I believe in love, even when I feel it not.
I believe in God, even when He is silent.

The piece is published by Norsk Musikforlag in both SATB and SSAA versions. www.norskmusikforlag.no

www.kimarnesen.com

Copyright © 2013 St. Olaf College. Music posted by permission of the composer.

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