Earth Is Our Mother (1992)


1992
Text attributed to Chief Seattle, adapted and arranged by Dave and Iola Brubeck
Music by Dave Brubeck

SATB, accompanied

Inspired by the 1854 speech by Chief Seattle of the Suquamish tribe, “Earth Is Our Mother” is a glorious tribute to the seamless web of spirituality, life, and land.

Premiere: April 11, 1992, in Marquette, MI, by the Marquette Choral Society; Floyd Slotterback, conductor.
Commissioned by Marquette Choral Society, Marquette, MI.

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