A Time To Talk
for five part a cappella mixed chorus (SSATB) by Wally Kleucker.

"A Time To Talk," scored for 5 part a cappella choir,.is set to text of Robert Frost (1874–1963) published in "Mountain Interval" in 1920.

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The poem is a good reminder that, while we have other work to do, there should always be "a time to talk."

"When a friend calls to me from the road
And slows his horse to a meaning walk,
I don’t stand still and look around
On all the hills I haven’t hoed,
And shout from where I am, What is it?
No, not as there is a time to talk.
I thrust my hoe in the mellow ground,
Blade-end up and five feet tall,
And plod: I go up to the stone wall
For a friendly visit."

- Robert Frost


This is only meant as a sample, not to be used for performance. To get copies, please email me at:

kleucker5@aol.com

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