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.
A challenging work for chamber choir. This setting of Coleridge's famous poem "Kubla Khan" is packed with powerful fifth-based harmonies, clusters, augmented triads, and colorful word painting.