There Will Be Rest

(1988)

"There Will Be Rest" is the fifth and final song of Simon Sargon's song cycle Let It Be You.

Sheet music for Mr. Sargon's songs is available directly through the composer by contacting the following email address: [email protected].

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The audio selection in the player to the right features Janeanne Houston, soprano, and Robert Jorgensen, piano. Used with the permission of the composer. To listen, please click on the track name itself.

There Will Be Rest
by Sara Teasdale


There will be rest, and sure stars shining
Over the roof-tops crowned with snow,
A reign of rest, serene forgetting,
The music of stillness holy and low.


I will make this world of my devising
Out of a dream in my lonely mind.
I shall find the crystal of peace, – above me
Stars I shall find.


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