This Alien Landscape

This Alien Landscape (2013)

SATB, percussion (crotales, suspended cymbal, surdo or floor tom)

Composed for the Eastview High School Concert Choir for their performance at the NC-ACDA Conference, March 20, 2014, Gregory Douma, director

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 Performed by 2014 MN State 7-8 Boys' Honor Choir, Andrew Last, conductor.

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Text:

Behold, from the land of the farther suns
I returned.
And I was in a reptile-swarming place,
Peopled, otherwise, with grimaces,
Shrouded above in black impenetrableness.
I shrank, loathing,
Sick with it.
And I said to him,
“What is this?”
He made answer slowly,
“Spirit, this is a world;
This was your home.”

- Stephen Crane