Because beauty.

Barber: Knoxville, Summer of 1915
Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra; Maria Valdes, Soprano

Listen to it all, of course, but OH, starting at 10:18 ( … and then … “One is my mother who is good to me. One is my father who is good to me.” That section always hits my heart. Hard. I guess it just makes me miss my mother and father a lot.