Poscimur (2009)

• SATB choir with piano. [Latin] 3½′

―by Dean Crocker

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Choral setting of Horace’s Ode I:32.

Poscimur. Siquid vacui sub umbra
Lusimus tecum, quod et hunc in annum.
Vivat et pluris, age dic Latinum,
Barbite, carmen…

(We are asked for a song.
Come, my lyre, if ever we have sung light strains that shall live, now raise a true Latin song)…

—Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Horace] (ca. 23 BCE)

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