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A Love Like That (individual song)

A tender ballad of unconditional love
Hafiz / Daniel Ladinsky

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

M

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

A Palette To Paint Us As We Are

A moving tribute to our skins' true colors
Gerald Rich

SSA, piano
SATB, piano

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

Awakening

A gradual and lyrical awakening for string orchestra

String Orchestra

M

Bells in Winter

A fanfare for brass and bells

Brass choir, timpani,
& 3 percussionists

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

Blessed Be the Flower That Triumphs

A meditation on the true meaning of resurrection
Michael deVernon Boblett

SATB a cappella
SATB, orchestra

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

Faith Is the Bird That Feels the Light

A soulfully inflected affirmation, with a dazzling final chord
Rabindranath Tagore

SSA a cappella

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

Fighting Over What We Believe

A bold meditation on conflict, communication and compassion
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, SAB youth choir, piano
SATB, soloists, piano
SSA, SAB youth choir, piano

M http://elizabethalexander.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/fighting_over_what_we_believe_satb_%26_soloists.mp3

Give Me a Laundry List (and I'll set it to music)

A famous boast by prolific composer Rossini is realized, with a musical list of laundry
Giaocchino Rossini / Elizabeth Alexander

SATB a cappella
SSAA a cappella

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

Glen Song

A playful ode to what's really important…love, of course!
Scott Bates

SSATB, piano

M http://elizabethalexander.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/glen_song.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

I'll Tell You A Story, then…

A pensive journey of discovery, about what it means to be fully human
Nancy White

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

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

Interior Music

Inspired by our bodies' music: Heartbeats and Breaths

Piano, woodwind quintet

M

Jó!

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

SSA (woman's choir or trio)

M

Jump!

A sonic experience of jumping, falling, and flying!
Ray Bradbury

SSA, narrator, string quartet

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

Let it Matter

A call to deep listening across cultural and class divides
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, piano

M

Life is not a Garden

A complex view of the world, both upbeat and real
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, piano
SSAA, piano

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

Look To This Day!

An exuberant setting of a Hindu poet's celebration of the present moment
Kalidasa

SATB, organ, orchestral chimes

M

Love is the Spirit of this Church

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

SATB

M

Maji

Capturing the fluidity, sparkle and winding path of water

Orchestra

M http://elizabethalexander.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/maji.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
(Optional: flute, 2 trumpets)

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

Music for Tai Chi

A fluid work composed as a musical counterpart to Tai Chi Chu'an

Flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & 2 percussionists

M

Night at the Redcat

A high-octane duet with a contagiously rhythmic montuno

Piano, 4 hands

M

No One Gets A Program

A sassy take on a wise old saying
Dutch proverb / Elizabeth Alexander

Duet: 2 medium voices, piano

M http://elizabethalexander.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/samples/recording-no_one_gets_a_program..mp3

Oath Taking

A passionate and soulful plea for integrity in all things
Opal Palmer Adisa

High voice, piano

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

On the Edge of the Water

An allegory of life's beauty, transience and continuity
Elizabeth Alexander

Low voice, piano

M

Only a Couple Fishes

An animated retelling of the Loaves and Fishes story, with "generosity" at its core
Elizabeth Alexander

2-4 part children's choir, piano

M

Pages (from "Kindling")

The movement from "Kindling" honoring our own and others' prophetic words and deeds, full of hope and resolve
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, piano

M

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

Quickening

An evocative piece exploring resonances deep within the body of the piano

Prepared piano solo

M

Song of Kabir

A luminous song of wholehearted devotion
Kabir

SATB a cappella

M http://elizabethalexander.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/Song%20of%20Kabir%20-%20Unity%20Singers%20-%20Ruth%20Palmer.mp3

Songs of Youth

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

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

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

Sue Loves Butter

An exuberant toast to friendship, fun, and everyone's favorite comfort food
Elizabeth Alexander

SSA, piano

M

The Earth Called To My Friend

A song of memorial that heartily embraces the vitality of life
Nancy Wood

SSA, piano

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

The Eternal One

A tender portrait of the divine
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

The Gate is Open

Sister Peronne Marie Thibert

SATB a cappella

M

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

They Have Freckles Everywhere

Seven wildly diverse portraits of our bodies' amazing parts
Elizabeth Alexander

SSAA, piano

M http://elizabethalexander.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/they_have_freckles_everywhere_7_my_cheeks.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://elizabethalexander.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://elizabethalexander.com/sites/seafarerpress.advantagelabs.com/files/works_variant_audio_files/those_who_wish_to_sing_always_find_a_song_0.mp3

Three Textures

Three short character pieces

Piano solo

M

To Make a Prairie

A delicate setting of Dickinson's timeless poem about dreams and creation
Emily Dickinson

SSA, piano

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

Tomorrow, God Willing

A full-hearted offering of Lake Wobegon wisdom
Garrison Keillor

TTBB a cappella

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

Tree Song

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

SSA, cello, piano

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

We Remember Them

A tender setting of "A Litany of Remembrance"
Rabbis Sylvan Kamens / Jack Riemer

SATB, piano

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

Why I Sing

A sweet and funny ode to song, for singers and their trusty pitch pipes
Elizabeth Alexander

SATB, 6 pitch pipes

M

Y Comienzo a Bailar ("And I Begin To Dance")

An intimate portrait of Dia de los Muertos
Elizabeth Alexander / Augustin Cadena

SATB, piano

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

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