"Silence" is the first song of Jake Heggie's song cycle Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri. Please see song cycle page for further details.

Date: 2014Composer: Jake HeggieText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri

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by Emily Dickinson

Silence is all we dread.
There’s Ransom in a Voice —
But Silence is Infinity.
Himself have not a face.

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