Mixed Voices

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Title Poet/Lyricist Voicing/Instrumentation Level
boundless joy
Otherworldly harmonies, spoken words and canonic floating melodies combine to create a breathless effect
Catherine Dalton

SATB choir and narrator

Come from Far, Come from Near
Retelling the birth and life of Jesus through the eyes of those he touched
Catherine Dalton

SATB choir, a cappella

From the State of Emptiness
A chant of mindfulness. Appropriate for an anthem or centering ritual. Incorporates harmonic overtone singing.
Catherine Dalton

SATB, suspended cymbal and frame drum
SSAA, suspended cymbal, frame drum, and cello

O My Friends, What Can You Tell Me of Love
Mira's poetry flows through this part dance, part chant
Mirabai, translated by Jane Hirshfield

SATB opt. hand drum, finger cymbals/wind chimes, tamb. 

One Mind, One Heart
A timeless Hmong parable which speaks to the importance of working together. Can be acted out!
Lee Her and Kristin Maier

SATB, claves, small gong and hand drum

Only Kindness
Beautiful, heartfelt setting of Nye's poem which nudges us to put ourselves in another's shoes
Naomi Shihab Nye Moderate
Out Beyond Ideas
A heartfelt call to listen more deeply
O'Shaughnessy/Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks SAB/SATB and piano moderate
Praise Gaia
A jubilant celebration of all life with exciting rhythms and grounding chants
Catherine Dalton SATB a cappella Moderate
She Stood for Freedom
A call to action with a shout out to civil right activist, Rosa Parks, and suffragist, Alice Paul
Catherine Dalton

SATB choir and soprano soloist, unaccompanied

Street Dance
An upbeat, close harmony piece with prominent solos for soprano and tenor.
Catherine Dalton

SATB, mezzo-soprano and tenor soloists, unaccompanied

TTBB, Tenor and Bass soloists, unaccompanied

Sweet Radiant Mystery
A beautiful melody serves as the basis of this meditative chant which evolves into an ethereal canon
Catherine Dalton

Four part chant for equal voices or mixed choir and piano or handbells

The Flute of the Infinite
Playful rhythms and melodies interweave with unique harmonies in this exciting piece
Kabir, translated by Rabindranath Tagore

SATB, optional flute and hand drum

The Path You Walk Upon
A Celtic-style blessing which uses nature as a guide, combining timeless harmonies and melodies
Catherine Dalton

SATB choir, piano and violin

SSA, piano, violin

SA, piano

This Morning's Paper
A journey of the soul
Catherine Dalton

SATB choir, soprano soloist and piano

Today will be warm: A Story Cloth in Sound
A dramatic choral piece depicting an attack on a Hmong family in Northern Laos
Kao Kalia Yang

SATB choir, Tibetan hand chimes, djembe and handchimes

You Who Are Also There
Rich harmonies and a feeling of infinity highlight the text of influential mystic, Hadewijch II
Hadewijch II, translated by Jane Hirshfield SATB with divisi, sop and tenor soloists, a cappella Advanced

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