It’s a Long Way (2020)

SATB choir. 2 1/2 mins.

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World Premiere recording by Skylark Vocal Ensemble.

Performance by the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Southeastern District (SEMMEA) Senior Festival Choir of 2021.

Commissioned by Skylark Vocal Ensemble.

Perusal Score

Score is available for purchase. Please direct inquiries to Nell Shaw Cohen at nell@nellshawcohen.com.

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Dai-Shizen (Great Nature) (2014)

Flute and guitar. 10 1/2 mins.


Inspired by the woodblock prints and paintings of Japanese-American artist Chiura Obata. Commissioned by Alicia Mielke and Devin Ulibarri for the 9th Annual Boston GuitarFest 2014, “American Odyssey.” Continue reading “Dai-Shizen (Great Nature) (2014)”