I shall not live in vain (Jens Klimek)

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  • (Posted 2016-03-05)  CPDL #38770:   
Editor: Jens Klimek (submitted 2016-03-05).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 273 kB   Copyright: CC BY ND
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General Information

Title: I shall not live in vain
Composer: Jens Klimek
Lyricist: Emily Dickinson

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularUnknown

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 2015
Description: plus optional Glockenspiel or hand bells

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

If I can stop one heart from breaking,

I shall not live in vain;

If I can ease one life the aching,

Or cool one pain,

Or help one fainting robin

Unto his nest again,

I shall not live in vain.