Songs of Seven Valleys is a suite of songs which sets to music passages from the book "The SEVEN VALLEYS AND THE FOUR VALLEYS", by Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith. The book is a work of mystical prose that describes the journey of the human spirit from search to reunion with God. The music is separated into fifteen scores, beginning with the Prologue "In the Name of God, the Clement, the Merciful".

The prologue introduces the jewel in the crown of creation, the Manifestation of God. Soprano and Alto voices start the narrative against a piano ostinato. Then Tenor and Bass voices join in to proclaim the opportunity of the human spirit - to "see God therein".

The next song in the sequence is "He Hath Most Excellent Names".

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