The Elements


A work in 4 movements for SATB Choir and 2 Cellos

Duration: 14’

Commission: Cantori New York, Mark Shapiro

Premiere: Church of St. Luke in the Fields
Cantori New York, conducted by Mark Shapiro

Publisher: Rassel Editions, NY

Written on poems by Ernest Hemingway, Robert Frost and E.E. Cummings.

Ernest Hemingway: Chapter Heading, Champs d’Honneur 1917 (in public domain)

Robert Frost: Fire and Ice 1917 (in public domain)

E.E. Cummings: O Spontaneous Earth

Copyright © 1923, 1951, 1991 by the Trustees for the E. E. Cummings Trust. Copyright © 1976 by George James Firmage, from COMPLETE POEMS: 1904-1962 by E. E. Cummings, edited by George J. Firmage. Used by permission of Liveright Publishing Corporation.