Category: MN COMPOSERS
Composer: Emily Feld
Arranger:
Publisher: Santa Barbara
Edition: SBMP 1401
Voicing: SATB
Setting: a cappella

Reviewer:

Matthew Culloton
Artistic Director – The Singers/
Choirmaster – House Of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul
R&R for MN Composers/Coordinator: Lifelong Singing

Emily Feld’s The Peace of Wild Things is a thoughtful and challenging a cappella setting of Wendell Berry’s well-loved poem. Lyrical and often homophonic, this score is performable by advanced choirs of high school to adult age ranges. The voice parts are most frequently presented in four parts, with only a few moments of five and six part harmonies. Choirs will enjoy the way that the poem and melodic lead transfers between the voice parts. See the full score and hear a recording at www.sbmp.com.

Performance Link: https://sbmp.com/