Hope is the thing with feathers

Composer: Ivo Antognini

Words from Composer:

This is one of the most famous poems by the American poet Emily Dickinson, in which Hope is represented by a little bird that comes down to earth and rests on our soul to protect us in difficult moments without asking anything in return. The piece is dedicated to a friend of mine, choir director Dario Piumatti, who during the first phase of the pandemic was seriously ill but fortunately managed to heal completely, perhaps thanks to that little bird…

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Composer: Ivo Antognini
Parts: SATB
Accompaniment: A cappella
Language: English
Performance Duration: 4’10”
Pages: 12