Mary Ann Joyce
Duration (in minutes): 4'39;30'34;
Difficulty: Medium (college/community)
Category: choral, solo voice(s) with piano
Publisher: Ars Nova Music
Score PDF: binsey_poplars-pgs5-7-secure-5.pdf
Description: Written for the Newark Boys' Chorus; text by Gerard Manley Hopkins.
The musical setting attempts to express the poignancy of Hopkins’ theme in this poem: “nature is so tender to touch.”