choral / a cappella | chamber | opera/music theater | oratorio/cantata| piano
chorus and vocal ensemble
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The Bear     9:00     SATB, soprano solo, piano     Lyrics bt Beatrix Gates
Coyote     2:40     SSA     Lyrics: Trad. Pima, trans. Frank Russell. Performed (in order of appearance) by Mara Goodman, Anna Dembska, and Karen Haight

Earthly Light, cantata in three movements, commissioned by the Bagaduce Chorale

I Nuclear Sun
II Light Spectrum
III Photosynthesis (the plants sing to us)

13:00     SATB divisi, fl,ob,cl,2hn,btbn,cel,org.     Lyrics by Anna Dembska
How Can I Keep from Singing? (arrangement in shape-note style)     2:16     SATB
Isn’t It True?                 Lyrics by Jacques Lusseyran
Life Is But a Dream     2:24     SATB     Lyrics anon. Performed by Singin’ Local
Longing (Psalm 42)     5:00     SATB     Lyrics: Psalm 42. Performed by Kiitos
¡Mira! (New York Harasses Sor Juana)     4:50     SATB divisi     Lyrics by Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz. Performed by Singin’ Local

The Moth and the Fish Eggs
multiple voices     Lyrics by Walt Whitman. Realized by Anna Dembska
Salt Marsh Suite     12:00     2 improvising sopranos
Three Pop Songs     7:30     SATB
Sittin’ Local                 Lyrics by Andrea Hawks. Performed by Singin’ Local
A Love Song                 Lyrics by Andrea Hawks
The Silver Pod                 Lyrics by Anna Dembska. Performed by Singin’ Local
Tiburon (chorale and round)     2:22     3 or 4 parts
Woody     3:30     SATB     Lyrics anon. Performed by Chicago A Cappella
Joe Hill’s Will                 lyrics by Joe Hill
Three Refrigerator Rounds (from magnetic poetries)
Fish Song
A Circle Is Cast                 lyrics: trad. Performed by Libana
Persephone Gathers Flowers (co-composed with Peter Dembski)                 lyrics by Clark Jordan
Kore Chant                 lyrics: trad., performed by Libana
Kriah     20:00     chorus, solo soprano and alto, giant puppets
Three Witch Songs
Invocation     3:45     improvising soprano
Flying (Drug Culture in Medieval Europe     4:25     2 sopranos and computer
Spellbound (A Witch Life, Part 1)     5:54     2 sopranos and computer
Lapis Lazuli     2:27     voice, piano
Heart Attack           Soprano, Tenor, piano     libretto by Betty Shamai
Songs from Storys for All     10:00           Lyrics by Andrea Hawks
The White Horse           solo voice
The Sad Rabbit           SATB
The Donkey With the Golden Shoes           STB
The Fish with the Golden Teeth           soprano
Dreaming     6:08     high male voice with 2 sopranos and piano
Wild Card Anatomy           any number of improvisors
Hearing           voice, piano
Light           voice, piano
Touching           voice, piano
Stop Thinking     4:30     soprano and string quartet     Lyrics by Anna Dembska
Singing Bridge Songs     12:40     (from the original 1993 workshop version)     Lyrics by Beatrix Gates
Lost Girl, Found Girl           soprano, piano, percussion
Wild Blue           soprano, piano, percussion
Green Leaves Be Green           2 sopranos, alto, piano, percussion
A Modern Woman     6:00     2 improvising sopranos and percussion
Bobby Shea     3:00     soprano, violin     lyrics by Jean Marie Youngstrom.
Womens Song of the North     15:00     soprano, mezzo-soprano, percussion     lyrics by Marsha Raredon
I Give You Back     4:35     soprano, drum     Lyrics by Joy Harjo.
A Mother’s First Thoughts     3:30     voice, piano     lyrics by Marsha Raredon
opera/music theater

The Singing Bridge, commissioned by Opera House Arts
80:00     s,s,s,a,t,t,bar/ct,b,fl,Bbcla/bcl,bn,perc,pump org,acc,vln,vla,vc     Libretto by Beatrix Gates

To Music, commissioned by Karin Spitfire
45:00     soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto or tenor, piano/keyboard, 2 dancer/speakers
Enough is Enough, a puppet opera     40:00     7 singer/puppeteers and chorus     Libretto by Andrea Hawks and Anna Dembska.

The Juniper Tree
60:00     soprano, harp, flute/saxophone     Libretto by Anna Dembska, from the Brothers Grimm. Performed by Anna Dembska, Carol Emanuel, Tim Moran
Kriah     20:00     chorus, solo soprano and alto, giant puppets
Double Bounce: Ten Piano Duets for Adult Beginners           piano 4-hand
Little Piano Pieces: 43 progressive pieces for beginning to intermediate adults           piano 2-hand and 4-hand