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A Love Like That: Songs of Unconditional Love

Five awestruck songs of unconditional love
Silsbee ~ Emerson ~ Hafiz ~ Alexander ~ White

Low voice
Medium voice
High voice

M-MA http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-the-eternal-one-high-voice_1.mp3

As We Sing of Hope and Joy

A poetic chorale with engaging inner voices and a message of social justice.
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB a cappella

ME

Be Grateful, My Soul

A passionate testament to life's worth, even in times of darkness
Norbert Čapek

SSSAA choir OR
SSSAA quintet

ME http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/Be%20Grateful%20My%20Soul%20-%20Vassar%20College%20Women%27s%20Choir%20-%20Christine%20R%20Howlett%20conductor%20-%20excerpt_0.mp3

Bells in the High Tower

A beloved Hungarian carol with new English lyrics
Hungarian carol / Howard Box

SATB, piano

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

Blessed Be the Flower That Triumphs

A meditation on the true meaning of resurrection
Michael deVernon Boblett

SATB a cappella OR
SATB, orchestra

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

Cherish Your Doubt

An affirmation of doubt, that vital component of belief
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, piano
SSAA, piano

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

Chosen People (Movement III. from Kindling)

A lyrical affirmation of the "chosen-ness" of all people
Elizabeth Alexander

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

MA http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-kindling-3-chosen_people.mp3

Do Not Leave Your Cares At the Door

A feast of old-time gospel offering welcome and acceptance
Norman V. Naylor

SATB a cappella

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

For So the Children Come

A moving celebration of new life.
Sophia Lyon Fahs

SATB, piano

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

Go Out! (Concert-Length Work)

A poetic and fiesty tribute to Liberal Religion and Freedom of Thought
Centuries of Strong-Minded People

A variety of vocal
& choral forces

Various http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-go_out_0.mp3

Go Out! (Individual Song)

A rousing song of commission, with an "anti-hellfire-and-brimstone" message
John Murray (as rendered by Alfred S. Cole)

SATB, piano

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-go_out_0.mp3

Grace

A reflection on the mystery and bounty of grace
Elizabeth Alexander

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

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

Holy One, Source of Radiance and Reason

A canonic, universal invocation to the Holy
Rob Eller-Isaacs

2-5 part canon OR
SSATB a cappella

M

Immortal Love

A contemplative modal chorale reminiscent of early American hymns
John Greenleaf Whittier

SATB a cappella

E http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/immortal_love.mp3

In the Lonely Midnight

A new setting of a classic and relevant Christmas lyric
Theodore Chickering Williams

SATB, piano

ME http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-in-the_lonely_midnight_satb_%26_piano.mp3

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

An intimate arrangement of a Christmas favorite
Polish carol / Elizabeth Alexander

SSA a cappella

ME

Into the Silent Darkness

An atmospheric work praising the mystery of Creation
Richard S. Gilbert

SATB, violin, piano

MA http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/into_the_silent_darkness.mp3

Jó!

A historic decree of tolerance is celebrated with Eastern European vigor
Edict of Torda / King John Sigismund III

SSA choir
OR
SSA trio

M

Kindling: Small Reflections on a Limitless Faith

An ecstatic and introspective cantata embracing six sources of religion for our own time
Elizabeth Alexander

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

MA http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-kindling-1-first_touch.mp3

Love is the Spirit of this Church

A spirited affirmation of religion's core value
Tony Larsen & Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, soloists, piano

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/Love%20is%20the%20Spirit%20of%20this%20Church%20-%20Pacific%20NW%20UU%20Music%20Fest%20-%20Cecelia%20Hayes%20-%20Harper%20recording%20-%20edited.mp3

No Other People's Children

A participatory experience affirming the belovedness of all people
Elizabeth Alexander

1-4 part choir, soloists, congregation, piano

E http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-no_other_peoples_children.mp3

One More Redeemer

A warm-hearted affirmation of the divine spark in each child
Rob Eller-Isaacs & Bill Neely

SATB a cappella

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

One More Step

A richly imagined arrangement of a visionary protest anthem
Joyce Poley

SATB, spoken voices, piano

MA http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-one_more_step_0.mp3

Pages (Movement II. from Kindling)

A clear-eyed look at the world's challenges, with a contemplative call to action
Elizabeth Alexander

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

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-kindling-2_pages.mp3

Pure Light beyond Light

Ancient and modern invocations of the Holy, filled with reverence, mystery and illumination
Mozarabic prayer, Hildegard von Bingen, Rob Eller-Isaacs

SATB

M

So Much Radiance (Movement IV. from Kindling)

A tender parable about the richness of the world's religions
Elizabeth Alexander

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

MA http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-kindling-4-so_much_radiance_0.mp3

Strong Braid (Movement V. from Kindling)

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

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

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

The Chalice of Our Hearts (Movement VII. from Kindling)

A graceful canon about seeking and returning
Elizabeth Alexander

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

MA http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-kindling-7-the-chalice-of-our-hearts.mp3

The Eternal One

A tender portrait of the divine
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

The Gospel Isn't Written In the Bible Alone

An expansive embrace of the sacredness of all creation
Elizabeth Alexander

Low voice, piano
Medium/high voice, piano

M http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/recording-gospel_isnt_written_in_the_bible_alone.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 Lift Up Our Hearts

A prayer of thanks, simple and true
Richard Fewkes

S (children's choir), SATB, piano

E http://seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/we_lift_up_our_hearts.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

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