Sara Kirkland Snider ~ Composer of Music

Choral/Vocal Ensemble

Psalm of the Soil

(2013) Duration: 7:30

for Male Vocal Nonet: Five Tenors, Two Baritones, and Two Basses

Commissioned by: Cantus
World Premiere: Cowles Center, Minneapolis, MN, October 17, 2013.


“”Psalm of the Soil,” by Sarah Kirkland Snider, was commissioned especially for this concert. Rooted in folk music but full of complex harmonies, it effectively evoked the emotional complexity of the immigrant experience.”

–William Randall Beard, “Cantus Performs Songs About Home and Country,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 18, 2013.

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