A passionate and heartfelt plea for God’s guidance and support.
Inspired by 16th century madrigals, this setting of Emily Dickinson’s poem of the same name uses rich word painting and a traditional structure, but with more modern harmonic language.
A setting of Jane Hirshfield's poem "Speed and Perfection" from her collection "Given Sugar, Given Salt. The music imitates the rushing of the night wind, and the flurry of leaves, while the harmonies evoke the sweetness of fruit.
This setting of Jane Hirshfield’s “for a wedding on mount Tamalpais” relies on triadic and added tone harmonies with Lydian inflections to capture the brightness and ripeness of the poem’s sensual language.