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We Welcome Summer

for unaccompanied choir (SSAATTBB)

Year:  1996   ·  Duration:  5m

Year:  1996
Duration:  5m

Composer:   Clare Maclean

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This piece sets a poem of the same name by Michael Leunig, taken from his book, 'The Prayer Tree'. Both text and music are a prayer of thanks for the coming of summer, and the 'glorious blessing of light'.

Commissioned note

'We Welcome Summer' was written for The Australian Voices, Brisbane.

Text note

Text by Michael Leunig

Performance history

Performed by the Sydney Chamber Choir with director Paul Stanhope at St Scholastica’s convent, in Sydney