Song for the Forgotten Rose (Young, Sabrina Pena)

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Work Title Song for the Forgotten Rose (formerly Song for Young Love)
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Composer Young, Sabrina Pena
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2006
First Performance. 2006
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation soprano, flute, piano


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Song of the Forgotten Rose Original lyrics for "Theme for Young Love" A Wedding Poem by S. Pena Young

In the Garden of Life, Midnight hid the Scarlet Rose. Wilted and torn, She cried to the heavens, Petals upturned, Imploring of God, That Grace come down from the mountain.

In this land journeyed a stalwart traveler. Alone, He had conquered roads forgotten. This path had led him through Hills and valleys. His search for Beauty.

God, Looking down upon creation, Saw what they could not see. Hope in the hands of the Great Orchestrator, In the form of a rose and a man.

Buried, In the shadows, The wanderer stumbled and fell On roots he could not see. Lying among weeds, His eyes alighted on Beauty.

For there, near his outstretched hand, Shone a Rose in moon's pale gleam. Tenderly he touched her tearstained petals.

A thousand lonely nights erased. A thousand lonely nights erased in a single moment Of Love's sweet embrace.