The Music of Elizabeth Alexander

Music Videos

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A Love Like That
A Love Like That (individual song)

Words: Daniel Ladinsky, after Hafiz
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Ruth MacKenzie / Jacqueline Ultan / Elizabeth Alexander

A Palette To Paint Us As We Are
A Palette To Paint Us As We Are

Words: Gerald Rich
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
One Voice Mixed Chorus / Jane Ramseyer Miller

Before the Bread
Before the Bread

Words: English folk blessing
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Lumina Women’s Ensemble

Calm the Tempests of My Heart
Calm the Tempests of My Heart

Words: Soren Kierkegaard
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Lumina Women’s Ensemble

Chosen People
Chosen People

Movement III. from Kindling: Small Reflections on a Limitless Faith
Words and Music by Elizabeth Alexander
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta / Donald Milton III

Do Not Leave Your Cares at the Door
Do Not Leave Your Cares At the Door

Words: Rev. Norman V. Naylor
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Mounds Park Academy Chamber Choir

Faith is the Bird that Feels the Light
Faith is the bird that feels the light

Words: Rabindranath Tagore
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
First Readings Project / J. David Moore

Fighting Over What We Believe
Fighting Over What We Believe

Words and Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Unity Singers of Unity Church-Unitarian / Randi Rexroth
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Freedom and Justice
Freedom and Justice

Words and Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Vocalist and guitarist Gary Rue

Hear Us, O Never-Failing Light (SA)
Hear Us, O Never-Failing Light

Words: Mozarabic Easter Eve blessing of the Paschal Candle
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Lumina Women’s Ensemble

Holy One, Source of Radiance and Reason
Holy One, Source of Radiance and Reason

Words: Rob Eller-Isaacs
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Lumina Women’s Ensemble

Immortal Love
Immortal Love

Words: John Greenleaf Whittier
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Concordia University St Paul Christus Chorus
David Mennicke

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

Words: Edith M. Reid vs.1-2, Elizabeth Alexander vs.3
Music: Polish carol, arr. Elizabeth Alexander
Lumina Women’s Ensemble

Love is the Spirit of this Church
Love is the Spirit of this Church

Words: Tony Larsen — Music: Elisha Hoffman
Choral Arrangement: Elizabeth Alexander
Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston / Cynthia Young

Luminous Awakening
Luminous Awakening

Cathedral Singers / Michael McCarthy
Washington National Cathedral

No Ordinary Song
No Ordinary Song

Words and Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Laura Betinis Healy and Anthony Healy

One More Step
One More Step

Music and Words: Joyce Poley ~ Arrangement: Elizabeth Alexander
Community Church of Chapel Hill, Unitarian Universalist / Glenn Mehrbach

Pages
Pages

Words and Music by Elizabeth Alexander
Harmonium Choral Society / Ann Matlack

Reasons for the Perpetuation of Slavery
Reasons for the Perpetuation of Slavery

Words and Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Cantala of Lawrence University / Phillip Swan

Song of Kabir
Song of Kabir

Words: Kabir — Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Photography: Lorelee Wederstrom
Unity Church-Unitarian (St Paul, MN) / Ruth Palmer

The Gate is Open
The Gate is Open

Words: Sister Peronne Marie Thibert
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
South Bend Chamber Singers, Nancy Menk

The Gospel Isn't Written in the Bible Alone
The Gospel Isn’t Written In the Bible Alone

Words and Music by Elizabeth Alexander
Libby Turner and Elizabeth Alexander

The Meadow Doesn't Know About the Stock Market
The Meadow Doesn’t Know About the Stock Market

Words : George Ella Lyon — Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Ruth MacKenzie, Jacqueline Ultan, and Elizabeth Alexander

This is What Democracy Looks Like / This Land is Your Land (Alysia Lee)
This is What Democracy Looks Like

A JusticeChoir.org song based on the popular social justice chant
Music and Additional Words: Elizabeth Alexander
Introduction and Performance: Alysia Lee

This is What Democracy Looks Like (TC Justice Choir)
This is What Democracy Looks Like

A JusticeChoir.org song based on the popular social justice chant
Music and Additional Words: Elizabeth Alexander
Twin Cities Justice Choir / Tesfa Wondemagegnehu

We Give Thanks for Being - Unity Church-Unitarian
We Give Thanks for Being

Words: Traditional ~ Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Unity Church-Unitarian / Ahmed Anzaldúa

What's Keeping You From Singing?
What’s Keeping You From Singing?

What’s Keeping You From Singing?
Words and Music: Elizabeth Alexander
ENCORE! / Randi Grundahl Rexroth

When the Song of the Angels is Stilled
When the Song of the Angels Is Stilled

Words: Rev. Howard Thurman
Music: Elizabeth Alexander
Concordia University St Paul Christus Chorus / David Mennicke