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E = Easy · ME = Moderately Easy
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://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/Track%202%20-%20The%20Meadow%20Doesnt%20Know%20About%20the%20Stock%20Market%20%28excerpt%29.mp3

Being Who You Are

A lighthearted romp affirming individual differences (with a touch of Shakespeare)
Elizabeth Alexander

SA, piano,
& misc. percussion

ME http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/being_who_you_are.mp3

Doors

A sweeping embrace of all heart-opening things: poems, mistakes, rain...
Dawna Markova

SSA, cello, piano

MA http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/Doors-Elizabeth%20Alexander.mp3

I Write This Poem Out Of Darkness

An isolated poet offers words of struggle and connection to her imagined readers
George Ella Lyon

SSA choir, flute, violin, piano
OR
SSA trio, flute, violin, piano

MA http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/i_write_this_poem_out_of_darkness.mp3

If You Can Walk You Can Dance

A contagiously joyful Latin dance song
Zimbabwean proverb

SAB, piano, claves
SATB, piano, claves
SSA, piano, claves
TBB, piano, claves

ME http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/if_you_can_walk_you_can_dance_sab.mp3

May This Be a Working Alleluia

A "roll up your sleeves" embrace of gratitude, work, healing and joy
Elizabeth Alexander

S children's choir, SATB, piano, flute (opt.), 2 trumpets (opt.)

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/may_this_be_a_working_alleluia.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://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/recording-tree_song-mackenzie_ultan_alexander.mp3

Songs of Youth

An exploration of the thrill (and impatience!) of growing up
Elizabeth Alexander

SAB, piano, vibraphone (opt.)
SSA, piano, vibraphone (opt.)

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/songs_of_youth_movt_1_sab.mp3

Things That Go Bump in the Night

A courageous and funny journey from dusk to dawn
Elizabeth Alexander

SA, piano, flute
SATB, piano, flute

ME http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/things_that_go_bump_in_the_night-movement_1-and_the_moon_is_listening.mp3

Those Who Wish To Sing Always Find a Song

The joy of "tra-la-la" (In nine languages!)
Swedish proverb

SSA, oboe, piano

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/those_who_wish_to_sing_always_find_a_song_0.mp3

Tree Song

A reflection on the generosity and interdependence of trees
George Ella Lyon

SSA, cello, piano

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/tree_song.mp3

Trust the Seeds

A meditation on the faith of seed-planting
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB a cappella
SATB, flute, oboe, piano
SATB, orchestra

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/trust_the_seeds_satb_0.mp3

We Need Each Other

A rhythmic celebration of interdependence, ideal for lively processionals or recessionals
Susan Gittler, adapted

SATB, djembe or low drum

ME http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/recording-we_need_each_other.mp3

When the Song of the Angels Is Stilled

A rhythmic and relevant best-seller about the true “work of Christmas”
Howard Thurman

SATB a cappella
SSAA a cappella
TTBB a cappella
SATB, flute

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/when_the_song_of_the_angels_satb.mp3

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