Watch: Young Voices of Colorado Performs A Winter Treat From Edward Elgar

December 14, 2016

The group sings "The Snow," a song British composer Edward Elgar published in 1894.

The text -- composed by Elgar's wife, author Alice Elgar -- is full of dreamy, wintry imagery. Here's the opening passage:

O snow, which sinks so light,
Brown earth is hid from sight
O soul, be thou as white as snow,
O snow, which falls so slow,
Dear earth quite warm below;
O heart, so keep thy glow
Beneath the snow.

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