Thine Eyes Still Shined for Me

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Thine Eyes Still Shined for Me

Thine Eyes Still Shined for Me is the third and final piece of the set entitled Facets of Love. The three short pieces are all on texts from poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson:

  • The Amulet
  • Where Way is None
  • Thine Eyes Still Shined for Me

The set takes a trip through the unfolding of love. Thine Eyes Still Shined for Me paints a beautiful depiction of loyalty and love's strength, even when lovers are separated by distance.

Suitable for University and advanced High School choirs.

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- SATB, unaccompanied
- Text by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Level: Advanced
- Duration: ~2:10

Published by Lane Johnson Music


Text

THINE eyes still shined for me, though far
I lonely roved the land or sea:
As I behold yon evening star,
Which yet beholds not me.

This morn I climbed the misty hill
And roamed the pastures through;
How danced thy form before my path
Amidst the deep-eyed dew!

When the redbird spread his sable wing,
And showed his side of flame;
When the rosebud ripened to the rose,
In both I read thy name.