Apollo5: This Marriage - Eric Whitacre




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Published on May 9, 2020

The award-winning British vocal group Apollo5 sings Eric Whitacre's beautiful piece 'This Marriage' live in concert.
The piece features on the group's new EP 'Where All Roses Go', available digitally on all streaming services.

May these vows and this marriage be blessed.
May it be sweet milk,
this marriage, like wine and halvah.
May this marriage offer fruit and shade
like the date palm.
May this marriage be full of laughter,
our every day a day in paradise.
May this marriage be a sign of compassion,
a seal of happiness here and hereafter.
May this marriage have a fair face and a good name,
an omen as welcomes the moon in a clear blue sky.
I am out of words to describe
how spirit mingles in this marriage.

Jalal al-Din Rumi, 1207-1273

Apollo5 is based in London at the VOCES8 Centre and is part of the VOCES8 Foundation - our aim is to inspire people through music with an innovative education outreach programme alongside a busy schedule of concert performances around the world.

The album 'O Radiant Dawn' is out here:

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