We Are God’s Children

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Mezzo-Soprano and String Quartet  | 9′

Title: We Are God’s Children
Composer: Luna Pearl Woolf
Based on words and melodies by
Elsa Negron with Matt Arnoff:
Hopes and Dreams for My Children
Shaylor Canteen with Thomas Cabaniss:
Dream Big
Tamilles Fernandes with Deidre Rodman Struck:
Peace
Felicia Earl Monsanto with Daniel Linden:
My Miracle Baby Emma
Year Composed: 2014
Instrumentation: For Mezzo-Soprano and String Quartet
Duration: 9′

Format: Full Score only
Page Size: Letter
Catalog Number: OM0151

Format: Performance set: Full Score, Piano-Vocal Score (for rehearsal), and String Parts
Page Size: Letter
Catalog Number: OM0151SP

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Based on words and melodies of four teenage mothers facing homelessness or incarceration working with four musicians from Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project. Luna Pearl Woolf weaves them into a single musical voice for mezzo-soprano; a mother’s blessing to lifted up by string quartet.


Commission/Dedication: Commissioned by Carnegie Hall as Mothersongs.
Premiere: The world premiere of Mothersongs was given February 5, 2015 by mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and the Brentano String Quartet in Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, NYC, NY.

 
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