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Forrest Pierce, The Old Ground, photo of Gonville and Caius Chapel

The Old Ground (2003)

SSAATTBB. 4 minutes.

Program Notes

Composed in 2004 for the choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, The Old Ground sets a fragment of a poem by Kentucky farmer and poet Wendell Berry. Loosely based on the story of the nativity, The Old Ground is intended as an anthem for advent.