Hold Fast to Dreams (1998)

1998 | 60 mins
Lyrics by Langston Hughes
Music by Dave Brubeck

SATB, accompanied

Dave Brubeck has taken the words of the great poet and philosopher Langston Hughes and created a wonderful, upbeat choral work. It can provide a lighter musical moment on even the heaviest concert program.

Hold Fast To Dreams
– In the Time of Silver Rain
– The Dream Keeper
– Dreams
– Dream Dust
– Tell Me
– To Sit and Dream
– Dare
– Wisdom
– Final Curve
– Dreamer
– Heaven
– Dream of Freedom
– Boogie 1 A.M.

Premiere:¬†October 10, 1998, at Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University, Commissioned by the Trenton Children’s Chorus and The Choirs for Children and Youth of Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, NJ; Sue Ellen Page, conductor.

Sample Sheet Music