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

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A Perfect Circle

Handbell choir

MA https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-a-perfect-circle.mp3

April Rain Song

A little sleep-song, sung to the cadence of a gentle rain
Langston Hughes

SATB a cappella

MA https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/april_rain_song.mp3

Autumn Accumulations

A virtuosic tone poem which really “stacks up”

Piano solo

A https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/autumn_accumulations.mp3

Bells in Winter

A fanfare for brass and bells

Brass choir, timpani,
& 3 percussionists

M https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/bells_in_winter.mp3

Even a Fist Was Once an Open Palm

A powerful setting of an Israeli poet’s longing for peace
Yehuda Amichai

SATB a cappella

A https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/even_a_fist_was_once_an_open_palm.mp3

Fractals

Five musical miniatures inspired by the infinite variety of fractals

Bassoon, piano

A

Jump!

A sonic experience of jumping, falling, and flying
Ray Bradbury

SSA, narrator, string quartet

M https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/jump.mp3

Maji

Capturing the fluidity, sparkle and winding path of water

Orchestra

M https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/maji.mp3

Music for Tai Chi

A fluid work composed as a musical counterpart to Tai Chi Chu'an

Flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & 2 percussionists

M

Off the Page (Score + mp3s)

Nine Improvisations for String Players and other Adventurous Musicians

Available in all string, woodwind and brass keys

Various

Quickening

An intimate toccata evoking the deep stirrings of new life

Prepared piano solo

M

Shelter This Candle

Evocative vocal effects creating a world of utter darkness and dazzling light
Edna St. Vincent Millay

SATB, oboe, horn, cello, harp

A

So Many Corners

Seven songs of longing, loss and love
Rose Ausländer

Soprano, piano OR
Soprano, orchestra

A

Strong Braid

A rhapsodic salute to Faith's invaluable companions: Science and Reason
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, piano OR
SATB, flute, horn, string quartet

MA https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-kindling-5-strong_braid.mp3

Three Inventions

Three imaginative “inventions” – mechanical, optical and subatomic

Piano duo (2 pianos)

A https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/three_inventions_2_prism.mp3

You were meant for this:

A fierce and vibrant farewell to a dying friend
Teresa Schreiber Werth

SSAA a cappella, div.

MA https://www.seafarerpress.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/recording-you_were_meant_for_this.mp3

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