To Make a Prairie

Instrumentation/Voicing: 
SSA, piano (women or children's)

A delicate setting of Dickinson's timeless poem about the power of dreams - the crucial ingredients of creation.

Audio: 

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Order Sheet Music
Catalog Number: 
SEA-016-00
Duration: 
3:00
Performances: 

Fine Arts Chorale; Terri Teal, conductor. Kansas City & Prairie Village, MO
Good Company!; Steven Hoifeldt, conductor. Ames, IA
Glen Ellyn Children's Choir; Emily Ellsworth, conductor. Glen Ellyn, IL
Rutgers University Queens Chorale; Steven Russell, conductor. New Brunswick, NJ
Women-in-Music Choral Ensemble; Christine Strohl, conductor. Columbus, OH

Text
Text Author or Source: 
Emily Dickinson
Language: 
English
Text: 

"To Make a Prairie"
Poem by Emily Dickinson

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee -
One clover, and a bee,
And revery.
The revery alone will do,
If bees are few.

© by Little, Brown and Company. Reprinted by permission.