Instrumentation: Mixed Ensemble Instruments: Marimba, Voice
TAKE TIME "Wisdom Woven into Five Lines" for medium voice and marimba by Roger C. Vogel. Wise thoughts may be expressed in short statements. Sister Maria Virginia Silvano, IHM has written a number of such thoughts in poems of 5 lines called “Cinquains.” Take Time consists of 5 songs: Take Time, Open Your Heart, Toot Not Your Horn Too Much, Cancelled Because of Snow, and Flowers. They may be sung individually or in small groups. A 4.5 octave marimba is perferred for this composition. Optional notes have been provided for performance on a 4.3 instrument.