Performed by Lydia Bringerud (alto) and Paulo Castro (piano) on 19 April 2010 at Butler University, Indianapolis, IN.
Based on a poem written by Sir Walter Raleigh as an epitaph for himself on October 29, 1618, the night before he was executed. It expresses both the darkness and sorrow of death while still professing an eternal hope in the redemption of God.
E’en such is time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our…