Quite a bit of rain, hail, and high winds

… and we ended up having a dress rehearsal by candlelight, because the church lost power. It is somewhat magical to be in a darkened room, with faint light coming from the windows, watching the shadowy form of the director (who is squinting at a page of sheet music faintly lit by a flashlight). One really does listen for the piano cues.

One of the songs we’re singing is “In the Morning, Joy“. Another is a rendition of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s poem, “Afternoon on a Hill”. Lovely stuff, and it’s amazing how much of our program we have memorized.

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2 Responses to “Quite a bit of rain, hail, and high winds”


  1. 1 purlewe June 4, 2012 at 9:10 am

    Recently read something about Edna St. Vincent Millay.. Her middle name is the hospital she was born in in NYC. So a piece of trivia for your day.

    Had a lovely time at the concert. So glad we came!!

    • 2 wordtapestry June 4, 2012 at 11:06 pm

      Interesting about EStVM… Thanks for coming to the concert and letting me know you had a good time. We had fun, although I think most of the choir has laryngitis now. 🙂


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