Earth Speaks is a large 45-minute choral work that explores different perspectives on our earth through the lens of three Pasadena institutions. It was commissioned by Pasadena Master Chorale in 2015.
Embedded in this multi movement work is a movement for treble choir, which sets the text of Ohlone poet Stephen Meadows. The poem, The Dirt is Red Here, traces the quotidian moments in the life of a woman caring for her husband in his last days.
setting of the poem The Dirt is Red Here, by Stephen Meadows.
Earth Speaks was commissioned by Pasadena Master Chorale. It was premiered on June, 29, 2015.