two-part choral works
SATB, SA, or TB Chorus & Piano | 4.5' | Graphite | Text: Frederick Douglass
Half the World sets several paragraphs of Frederick Douglass’s impassioned 1888 speech on the right of women to vote. "When a great truth once gets abroad in the world,
no power on earth can imprison it, or prescribe its limits, or suppress it.
It is bound to go on till it becomes the thought of the world."
SATB, SA or TB & Piano | 4' | Graphite | Text: Paul Laurence Dunbar
Ring Out, Ye Bells! is a joyous Christmas carol. Paul Laurence Dunbar writes, "Ring out, ye bells! / All Nature swells / With gladness at the wondrous story, / --The world was lorn, / But Christ is born / To change our sadness into glory. [...] No, be not still, / But with a will / Strike all your harps and set them ringing; / On hill and heath / Let every breath / Throw all its power into singing!"