Matt Van  Brink - composer, pianist, lyricist, educator

Lull the Solemn Night (2011)

Mixed Chorus (SATB) a cappella | 5 mins
setting of "Epiphany Carol" by Thomas Merton
Available soon from Schnitzel Music

Commissioned and first performed by San Francisco Choral Artists

Thomas Merton's poem conjures the scene around the Manger: quiet stillness, rustling winds and sheep's bells, close by and far off...

"Epiphany Carol" by Thomas Merton, from THE COLLECTED POEMS OF THOMAS MERTON, copyright ©1946, 1947 by New Directions Publishing Corp. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.

First performed by San Francisco Choral Artists, conducted by Magen Solomon, December 2011

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