Set me as a seal
Premiere: May 12, 2012 / Nantucket, Massachusetts / Jennifer Rizzo, soprano and Kevin Hayden, tenor
Instrumentation: Soprano solo, Tenor solo & Keyboard
Text: Song of Solomon 8:6-7 KJV
Commissioned by Jennifer Rizzo and Kevin Hayden in celebration of the marriage of Lauren and Michael Jordan. Duple and triple rhythms mingle intimately while the soprano and tenor lines soar in this elegant setting of the Song of Solomon - Set me as a seal upon your heart, upon your arm, for love is strong as death.