Prayer for Mankind                                   20 min.

Soprano and harp.  Shakespeare's Hamlet.  Premiered in 2008 at St. Mark's in the Bowery

Ophelia's Lament                                          15'00"

for mezzo-soprano, flute, guitar & percussion.  Text by Eliseo Diego  (in Spanish).  Premiered by Brenda Feliciano at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

for soprano, flute and harp.  Text by Rumi, translated by D. Walton.
three songs: In the Early Dawn, Alchemy, The Moon Dances Tonight

Rumi Songs                                                    11'15"        

for soprano and piano.  Text by Elizabeth Fry.  From a make-shift memorial on the walls of St. Vincent's Hospital following 9/11/2001.

Christine Sperry, soprano; Jenny Undercofler, piano

Do Not Stand by my Grave and Weep            2'19"

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Carolyn Steinberg


7 pieces for children's chorus and 3 flutes (2 c-flutes, 1 alto).  Texts of Lao Tsu, translated by Stephen Mitchell.
Performed by the Juilliard School  Pre-College Choruses

SATB chorus, 2 trumpets, trombone, harp, percussion
texts from Daniel Pearl reports, Pablo Casals, and Hildegard von Bingen

two songs on poems by Enrique Gonzalez-Martinez; in Spanish.  La Ventana, El nectar de Apam.  Christine Sperry, soprano, Jenny Undercofler, piano




Traveler                                                     18 min.

Gonzalez Songs                                             6'20"



Las casas de madera                                     9'00"


Songs of Sullivan County                           15 min.




Five songs on texts from epitaphs in cemetaries in Sullivan County, NY.  a Decentralization grant commission.  for women's chorus, piano, and flute