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July 30, 2016 -

I’ve taught choral music to public school middle school children since 1989.    In the early years, I couldn’t figure out how to teach my

I'm doing a concert on the elements and need something with an earth theme. Not like "save the earth," like the element earth or some earth component. Native American could be good. Thanks for any suggestions. I'm good on the other elements. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sam CrustThere is a piece by Andy Beck, "River Song" is the name, I think. It's a lot of fun and will be memorable for the kids.

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Lies'l HillDr. Judith Cloud composed a beautiful set called Three Mesa Songs-- the first in the set in particular, "High Mesa Land", might be just what you're looking for! www.judithcloud.com/choral-works.php

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Sandy Bosher ThorntonTicheli's 'Earth Song', Culloton's 'Famine Song'. Good luck! It was so lovely to meet you last week!

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Michael Bussewitz-QuarmHi Betsy! I've done "Earth Song" before and it is beautiful. I may have a few of my own to recommend, depending on the age and level. What age and level is your group?

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Laurel Erickson WacykGwyneth Walker's "I will be earth"

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Diane HultgrenLibana - "The Earth, the Air, the Fire, the Water" - a round

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Leah PeerCheck Bob Chilcot's catalog. He has a number of pieces about chemical elements and weather

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Rebecca MaurerThe Earth is Our Mother, can't think of the arranger right now, maybe someone can help me.

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Scott A. SalserMy students absolutely loved Frank Ticheli's "Earth Song."

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Bob Danger BolandSong of the Skyloom - James Fritschel

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Joel Beyer"With The Earth I am One"-Judith Herrington, "O Colored Earth" Steve Heitzig

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Jason LongtinIf you're looking for a poignant moment, you could try Requiem, by Eliza Gilkyson, arr. by Craig Hella Johnson. It was written to honor the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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