Baritone and piano. 7 mins.
I. As the Sky Does in Water – listen to mp3
II. Laws for Creations – listen to mp3
Settings of poems by Rumi (As the Sky Does in Water) and Walt Whitman (Laws for Creations).
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Mezzo-soprano, clarinet, horn, and cello. 8 mins.
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A setting of philosophical poetry by Muhammad Iqbal. Winner of the 2009 Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Prize from the International Alliance for Women in Music. Continue reading “Forming Desires (2008)”
Soprano, alto, tenor bass. 12 ½ mins.
I. Senses – mp3
II. Recollection – mp3
III. Inward Action – mp3
IV. This Power of Memory – mp3
or… all in one mp3
A multi-movement setting of an excerpt from St. Augustine‘s “Confessions” about memory and sense. (English translation by Henry Chadwick.) Recipient of 2008 Elizabeth Brockman Composition Award at The Playhouse Project.
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