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M = Medium · MA = Moderately Advanced · A = Advanced

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* Nature Creature (CD/mp3)

Songs on being alive in this world, with all its beauty and complexity
Lyon ~ Ignatow ~ Moore ~ Ammons ~ Erdrich ~ White ~ Hafiz

Voice, cello, piano

Various http://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/Track%202%20-%20The%20Meadow%20Doesnt%20Know%20About%20the%20Stock%20Market%20%28excerpt%29.mp3

Fighting Over What We Believe

A bold meditation on conflict, communication and compassion
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, SAB, piano
SATB, soloists, piano
SSA, SAB, piano
SSA, soloists, piano

M http://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/fighting_over_what_we_believe_satb_%26_soloists.mp3

Folks, I'm Telling You

Hard truth and deep love, delivered with edgy jazz harmonies and blues-inflected lines
Langston Hughes

SSATB, piano

MA http://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-folks_im_telling_you.mp3

Grace

A reflection on the mystery and bounty of grace
Elizabeth Alexander

Low voice, piano
Medium voice, piano
High voice, piano

ME http://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-grace_low_voice.mp3

How To Sing Like a Planet

A genre-defying "instruction manual," as whimsical as the singing planet which inspired it
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, piano
TTB, piano

M-MA http://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-how_to_sing_like_a_planet_satb.mp3

Let it Matter

A call to deep listening across cultural and class divides
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, piano

M http://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-let_it_matter_ssa.mp3

Nature Creature (musical score)

Songs on being alive in this world, with all its beauty and complexity
Lyon ~ Ignatow ~ Moore ~ Ammons ~ Erdrich ~ White ~ Hafiz

Low voice, piano, cello (opt.)

MA http://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/recording-tree_song-mackenzie_ultan_alexander.mp3

No One Gets A Program

A sassy take on a wise old saying
Dutch proverb / Elizabeth Alexander

2 medium voices, piano

M http://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/recording-no_one_gets_a_program..mp3

Same Birds

A sassy frolic about deep listening, the cry of existence, and a congregation of rowdy birds
David Allan Evans

SATB a cappella

MA

This is What Democracy Looks Like

A teachable, rally-ready song licensed through Creative Commons
Elizabeth Alexander

Unison voices

E

Why I Pity the Woman Who Never Spills

A gutsy, sensual song in praise of messy women
Joan Wolf Prefontaine

SSAA a cappella

MA http://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/recording-why_i_pity_the_woman_who_never_spills.mp3

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