Voicing: SSAA and piano
Text: Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)
Published by: Cypress Choral Music, CP1083 (2002)
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Notes: The Association of Canadian Choral Conductors Composition Competition 2002 first-prize winner, this work was composed in 2001 and premiered at Podium 2002 in Toronto by the National Youth Choir, Lydia Adams, conductor.
Echo is the final piece in Allan Bevan's trilogy, For a Dream's Sake. Echo can be performed separately, or with its two companion pieces: An End and Mirage. These pieces make a strong statement about the power of love and loss.
View the complete score at Cypress Choral Music
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Performed by: Concerto Della Donna, Iwan Edwards, conductor; Pamela Reimer, piano; recorded on: Allan Bevan, Parlez-Moi (2011).
Performed by: The Manitou Singers of St. Olaf College, Dr. Sigrid Johnson, conductor; recorded on St. Olaf Records Repertoire for Women's Voices, Vol. 7 (2011)
Deep River arr. Bevan on Choral Tracks
LuAnn Holden, Artistic Director of the Chattanooga Girls Choir and music education faculty member at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee provided the following review printed in the November 2015 edition of The Choral Journal.