In the Woods We Return
Seventh movement from the cantata, "The Seven Principles" for narrator, soloist, mixed chorus (SATB) and orchestra by Wally Kleucker.

"In the Woods We Return" is set to text of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) and is scored for a cappella choir..

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The seventh principle of the Unitarian Universalist Association is "Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part."

"In the woods, we return to reason and faith. (...) Standing on the bare ground, -- my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, -- all mean egotism vanishes."

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