for SATB Chorus & Piano
Text by Richard Watson Gilder
With a lively piano accompaniment, folk music influences, an uplifting hope-filled message, and soaring vocal lines, this piece overflows with excitement and joy from start to finish.
Commissioned by Urbandale High School conducted by Theodore Brimeyer for the
2019 National American Choral Directors Association Conference
Through love to light! Oh wonderful the way
That leads from darkness to the perfect day!
From darkness and from sorrow of the night
To morning that comes singing o’er the sea.
Through love to light! Through light, O God, to thee,
Who art the love of love, the eternal light of light!