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Amor de sola una vista nace, vive, crece y se perpetúa (SSATB)

Love, from only one sight, is born, grows and lasts for ever

Year of composition
Francisco Quevedo
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
6 minutes
Classical music
Instrumental parts

Quevedo’s poetry will be well known to Spanish speakers and readers. This poem is exceptional in describing a love at first sight which lasts beyond the grave: the language is colourful. I could be persuaded to add an English language version to make the piece more widely known.

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