Earth Day - April 22
Be As Water Is for SATB and Piano
Noel McInnis suggests that we should adapt some characteristics of water.
The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls for SATB and Piano
The well-known poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
tells of time and tides.
The Stream of Life for TTBB and Piano
The poem by Tagore expresses the unity of life to include our lives.
Antiphon for Planet Earth
for Piano SoloA Lament for the Earth
In the Scenery of Spring for SATB and Piano
This Zen poem states that nothing is better, nothing worse.
Eight Short Poems for SATB and Piano
Most of these short poems by Cid Corman (zen-like) are about nature.
Songs from the Chinese include these songs about nature:
Joy of Fields and Gardens
The Rapids by the Luans
We Saw the Sun Rise for SATB and Piano
Darwin's words express the beauty of the sunlight on the peak of Teneriffe.
The Elegance of the Grasses for Solo Tenor and Piano
Darwin is enthusiastic about the beauty of nature in Brazil.
Thoreau, in Walden is focused on nature in every song.
Song at Sunset for SATB chorus, soprano and tenor solos, with Brass Quintet
with words by Walt Whitman