O Absalom
for choir with four male voices a capella

The text was adapted by the composer from the second book of Samuel (Old Testament, chapter 18, verse 33). David, king of Israel, mourns the death of his third son Absalom: My son Absalom!  My son, my son Absalom! Why did I not die in your place? Absalom, my son...

Composed in 2014
Sung in English

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