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Unmistakably Eric Whitacre. Haunting and beautiful.
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The original poem is below, which was by Edward Esch, and was set to music by Eric Whitacre.
Light, Warm and heavy as pure gold And the angels sing softly To the new-born baby.
Lux, Calida gravisque pura velut aurum Et canunt angeli molliter Modo natum.
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