by Kim André Arnesen
Arranged for Brass Octet by Shawn W. Davern
Fellowship Brass, 2020
Difficulty: Medium Advanced
Original music for SATB Choir by Kim André Arnesen, premiered
by the Nidaros Cathedral Boys' Choir on November 26, 2011.
Arranged in 2020 for Brass Octet and premiered virtually by the
Even When He Is Silent was originally composed as a gorgeous ballad of hope for SATB voices. The original text was written by a man of the Jewish of faith who was hiding in Cologne, Germany, during World War 2. The text was found scratched onto a wall and reads:
I believe in the sun even when it’s not shining.
I believe in love even when I feel it not.
I believe in God even when He is silent.
St. Olaf Choir, 2013