River of Horses

Song cycleMy Hand ForeverA BlessingA Birth; The War God’s Horse SongTwo Horses Playing in the Orchard

2006, Revised 2017 | soprano/piano.

Poems by Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), James Wright (1927-1980), James Dickey (1923-1997), and a traditional Navajo poem.

Commissioned by Jean del Santo, University of Minnesota.

Premiere recording on the December 2019 Naxos release Living in the Body: Songs of Lori Laitman, with soprano Jennifer Check and pianist Warren Jones. To purchase, please click here