The Music of Elizabeth Alexander

Glen Song

A playful ode to what’s really important…love, of course!

Music: Elizabeth Alexander

Words: Scott Bates

A rhytmically engaging song that embraces love with wild abandon, with a sparkling piano accompaniment, some nimble harmonic twists, and a taste of pure joy.

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Glen Song

If all you love is who you love
And why and where and when
Then all you love is you you love
Like all the other men.

But if the spring and fall you love
And summer in the glen
Then all you love is all you love
And all you love again.

Scott Bates
© by Scott Bates



Premiere: University of Minnesota Chamber Singers / Thomas Lancaster (Minneapolis, MN)
Healing Voices Choir / Rebecca Stuhlberg (Portland, OR)
Richmond Choral Society / Markus Compton (Glen Allen, VA)
VMEA Festival Choir / Paul Rardin. Virginia Music Educators Association Choir Festival (Vienna, VA)