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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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