Storm and Tide
for choir SABar and organ
- Duration 3'
commissioned by John Warren in commemoration of the 655 men, women and children lost in the sinking of SS Ceramic in December 1942, and of all those lost in the oceans in war and peace
The words, by Kate McIlhagga, from The Green Heart of the Snow Drop (2004), begin "The tide is running high / waves tumultuously / fretting and crashing" and end "halt the march / of invading might / Bring healing, bring peace." The full text is not printed online here because of copyright reasons. Used by permission of Wild Goose Publications, Glasgow.