The Traherne Association welcomes you to this site which celebrates and promotes the life and work of the poet and spiritual writer Thomas Traherne (c1637 - 1674).

Musical settings of Thomas Traherne

Frederick Karam (1926-1978)

From Dust I Rise

An anthem based on lines from Traherne’s poem The Salutation.

The work was first performed on 7th November 1958 by the Carletones, a choir from Carleton College Ottowa, directed by Dr. Frederick Karam with Carman H. Milligan (organ). A repeat performance was given by the Carletones on 4th Match, 1959.