She Is One Of Us (2000)

...Originally commissioned by Choral Arts Society-Racine WI...

Davids, Brent Michael (born in 1959) [USA]


Text by Harjo, Joy (born in 1951) [USA] (2000)
Edition
Published by Michael Brent Publications, Inc. [USA] , 2000
Ref. : SIOOU 00  (23 p.)
Type of material: Vocal score
Description
Text in: English + adapted in mohican
Epoque: 20th century (1990-2000)
Mood of the piece: pensive
Type of Choir: SSAATTB (8 speaking choir OR women + men + mixed voices)
Instruments: Quartz Crystal Flute (1) ; American Indian Hand Drum (1)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 5
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): E
Tonality: D dorian
Duration: 9.0 min.
Liturgical Use: Thanksgiving Day (USA)
Origin: USA
Comment(s): Celebrats the Earth & her resiliency despite human negligence. Sometimes sparse, sometimes rich, sometimes harsh, sometimes gorgeous, She Is One Of Us uses many vocal techniques including whisper singing, speaking, and specific Native American vocables.