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         It Is Vital In What Order [1060-2]   for SATB voices and piano
COMPOSER Leslie Kleen
AUTHOR Lucretius
TRANSLATOR A.E. Stallings
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A Package of 10 copies for SATB voices and Piano
This is a segment of the Poem "On the Nature of Things"  (De Rerum Natura)
by Titus Lucretius Carus in the first century BC.
It is translated from the Latin by the poet A.E. Stallings
8 pages
This is also available in the collection "Four Lucretius Songs"

" It is vital in what order I array the different letters that make up my lines,
In what position, because the sky, the sea, the soil, the streams, the shining sun
Are drawn from a single pool of letters ... For what really matters,
What makes a world of difference is the arrangement of the letters...."

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