"Song for a Lily" comes from movement 7 of "Tuvayhun - Beatitudes of a Wounded World" where it follows

Matt 5:4, "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted."


Perform it with organ or strings.



World premiere 27 & 28 April 2018 at Angel Orensanz Center, New York City by the Manhattan Girls Chorus, Michelle Oesterle, Artistic Director.


European premiere 31 March 2019 at Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway by the Nidaros Cathedral Girl’s Choir, Anita Brevik, Artistic Director.



Leaving you behind
Is the hardest thing I’ve ever done.

Leaving you behind,
You who were my everything.


Keep the memory of me,
And may my memory be a blessing—

The songs, smiles, and laughter—
Every little thing that made you love me.


Love is powerful
In life as well as death;

For even as I die,
Eternal is my love for you.


Leaving you behind
Only makes our bonding stronger,

Vaster, longer,
Every day, in every way.


by Charles Anthony Silvestri

Song for a Lily - SSAA chorus and organ (or strings)

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