The Music of Elizabeth Alexander

Works about Doors and Windows

Title

Poet/Lyricist

Voicing/Instrumentation

Level

Beware the Winter Settlin’ In
Irish midwinter merrymaking full of welcome and cheer
Poet/Lyricist: Elizabeth Alexander
  • SATB, Celtic band, opt. children’s choir
Level: M
Do Not Leave Your Cares At the Door
A feast of old-time gospel offering welcome and acceptance
Poet/Lyricist: Norman V. Naylor
  • SATB a cappella
Level: ME
Doors
A sweeping embrace of all heart-opening things: poems, mistakes, rain...
Poet/Lyricist: Dawna Markova
  • SSA, cello, piano
Level: MA
Same Birds
A sassy frolic about deep listening, the cry of existence, and a congregation of rowdy birds
Poet/Lyricist: David Allan Evans
  • SATB a cappella
Level: MA
Things That Go Bump in the Night
A humorous and courageous journey from dusk to dawn
Poet/Lyricist: Elizabeth Alexander
  • SSA, piano, opt. flute
  • SATB, piano, opt. flute
Level: M