Gwyneth Walker

Let the Life I've Lived Speak for Me

for SATB Chorus (2016)
for SSAA Chorus (2017)
for TTBB Chorus (2017)
for Solo Voice and Piano (2016)

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The message of this memorial song is simple and honest. When my days are done ("when I come to the end of the road"), let my actions, my friendships, my struggles and my caring speak for me. There is no need for embellishment or praise. The truth, a plain-yet-beautiful truth, will suffice.

The musical arrangement presents a similarly direct language. Harmonies, such as the final cadence, are open and transparent. The unadorned melody will speak for itself.

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