Like A Red, Red Rose

High Voice & Harp (or Folk Harp)

Total duration ca. 2'45" 

Single-movement work

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This short song is dedicated to my friends Jeffrey and Jane – Jeffrey, being one of my oldest friends and dating Jane, who has hosted an annual Burns Nicht for years. I was able to attend some of the Baltimore Burns Nichts and had the pleasure of reciting this poem. On the occasion of Jane moving away from Baltimore amid the COVID-19 crisis, I composed this as a small gift and a hope that these two remarkable people can be reunited in a better future.


Like a Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns (1794) is a poem in the public domain.