By the Still Waters

Amy Beach

By the Still Waters

B82, Op. 114

About this work...

Lasting only three minutes, this short, atmospheric piano solo is inspired by the 23rd Psalm ("The Lord is my Shepherd;...He maketh me lie by the still waters..."). As such, it radiates peace, assurance, and a sense of absolute, unworried calm. A trip to Europe following the deaths of her husband and her mother brought... read more