Salutation

for mixed choir

Salutation was composed for a cappella choir to a poem by Bengali poet and musician Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941). The music takes up the spiritual message of the poem, that we live our lives in one salutation to God ending back in an eternal home.

Photo: © NYCGB

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Year
2017
Commissioner
National Youth Choirs of Great Britain
Instrumentation
Choir (SSATTB)
Lyrics
Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941)
Language
English
Duration
4 min
Premiere
National Youth Choir of Great Britain and Stephen Layton at the Chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge on 25 August 2017
Score
ISMN
979-0-2650-0424-0