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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

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

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

So Many Corners

Seven songs of longing, loss and love
Rose Ausländer

Soprano, piano OR
Soprano, orchestra

A

Sing Me Awake

Both lament and rhapsody, a meditation on our return to life after grief and loss
Gregory Orr

SATB, piano, and string quartet OR string orchestra

MA

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

Quickening

An intimate toccata evoking the deep stirrings of new life

Prepared piano solo

M

Off the Page (Score + mp3s)

Nine Improvisations for String Players and other Adventurous People

Available in all string, woodwind and brass keys

Various

Maji

Capturing the fluidity, sparkle and winding path of water

Orchestra

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

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

Fractals

Five musical miniatures inspired by the infinite variety of fractals

Bassoon, piano

A

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

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

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

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

A Perfect Circle

Handbell choir

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

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