Mars: 4. A small golden plaque, Op. 15, No. 4 (Peter Bird)

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  • CPDL #19633:      (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Peter Bird (submitted 2009-06-13).   Score information: Letter, 12 pages, 123 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Instrumental parts follow score in PDF.

General Information

Title: Mars: 4. A small golden plaque, Op. 15, No. 4
Composer: Peter Bird

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularCantata

Language: English
Instruments: flute, vibraphone or synthesizer

First published: 2009

Description: length 4:15. If available, string players might double the choral parts.

External websites: http://peterbird.name/choral/

Original text and translations

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Old ones, forgive our footprints.
Forgive our cairns of trash.
Our noise and vapors swirl away
and leave these words at last:

We did not come for glory
or for material needs;
We came to learn your story
and carry home the seeds.