The concert highlighted music celebrating earth, wind, water and the fire of the human spirit. Directed by Charity Wicks and accompanied by Caroline Parody, the performance included traditional American folk themes and adaptations of well-loved poetry. Click on the titles of each work to hear the performance on YouTube.
- Evr’y Time I Feel the Spirit, Traditional Spiritual, arranged by Ruth Watson Henderson
- I Will Be Earth, text by May Swenson, music by Gwyneth Walker
- She’s Like the Swallow, Canadian Folk Song, arranged by Joel Phillips
- It Was a Lover and His Lass, texted adapted from William Shakespeare, music by John Rutter
- Coffee Grows on White Oak Trees, Early American Play-Party Game Song, arr. by Wm. R. Fischer
- The Silver Swan, words of unknown authorship, music by Orlando Gibbons, arr. by E. Harold Glover
- And the Green Grass Grew, text by William Jerome, music by Donald Moore
- Butterfly, by Nancy Tefler
- Set Me as a Seal, by Rene Clausen
- Keep Your Lamps Trimmed & Burnin’, Traditional Spiritual, arranged by Clifton Noble, Jr.
- At the River, Hymn Tune adapted by Aaron Copeland
- A Girl’s Garden, text by Robert Frost, music by Randall Thompson
- Long Time Ago, Traditional Fold Ballad, arranged by Aaron Copeland, choral adaptation by Ken Straker
- the/sky/was, text by e. e. cummings, music by John Leavitt
- Shall I Compare Thee, text by William Shakespeare (Sonnett XVII), music by Clifton Noble, Jr.
- Source of the Waters, by Nancy Telfer
- The Water Is Wide, traditional folk song
- The Road Home, Stephen Paulus
- i Thank You God, text by e. e. cummings, music by John Leavitt
- Aloha Oe, Hawaiian farewell