Wild Nights!

SSAA, a cappella

Set to the passionate and erotic poem by Emily Dickinson, this is a challenging and exciting work for  collegiate or adult women’s choirs.


Program Note

Wild Nights was written for Chroma, the Women’s Ensemble of Seattle Pro Musica, and premiered by them in 2013. It was featured in performance at the 2013 National Conference of the American Choral Director’s Association, in Dallas.

Notes on preparation and performance


Wild Nights – Wild Nights!
Were I with thee
Wild Nights should be
Our luxury!

Futile – the Winds –
To a Heart in port –
Done with the Compass –
Done with the Chart!

Rowing in Eden –
Ah, the Sea!
Might I but moor – Tonight –
In Thee!

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