Special Occasions

In Time of Silver Rain

The spring season as described by Langston Hughes.  These words are also set to music and offered as a reading in the UU hymnal.  Permission has been granted by The Estate of Langston Hughes to copy and perform this score for noncommercial purposes.  SATB, piano.  Level of difficulty: Easy.  Duration:  3:20

Note: The second recording is of a rehearsal by the choir of UU Fellowship of Raleigh.

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Eye for an Eye

A mother's advice and a moral code for personal relationships: "Never go to bed angry."  Duet for alto and baritone with piano.  Level of difficulty: Moderate.  Duration: 3 min.  A second SAB arrangement for choir is also available.

Lament for the Victims of 9/11/2001

Written about two weeks after the event to music that was first written down a few hours before the event.  Although some of my views have changed since then I have not altered the original words.  SATB w. piano.  Level of difficulty: Moderate.  Duration: 4:40

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