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Through Love to Light

for SATB Chorus & Piano

Text by Richard Watson Gilder

Published by Elaine Hagenberg Music


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.

Sunrise over the Wheat Field

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! 

"Through Love to Light" by Elaine Hagenberg
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