Water and Stone, composed by Brent Lawrence, is a story of a stone shaped and caressed by the stream which it resides. It is then violently removed and stacked with others into a stone wall while the brook gurgles on in the distance.
This performance was recorded during Brent Lawrence's Composition recital and performed by Soprano Ashleigh Sizemore and guitarist Brent Lawrence
Curses and Epithets, composed by Joseph Vranas, is about a woman who has locked her abuser in a brick wall but is still hears his knocking.
This performance was recorded during Joseph's Composition Recital and performed by Ashleigh Sizemore, soprano, Tori Calderone Moreira, flute, Forrest Walker, viola, Grant Mack, piano, and Luke Smith, percussion.