American Anthem (1998)

I wrote American Anthem in the late 1990s. The piece has been performed by many wonderful artists including Denyce Graves, Nathan Gunn and Norah Jones. Norah’s rendition is featured in Ken Burn’s PBS film about World War 2 entitled “The War.”

Voices from World War II (1998)

Voices from World War II is a song cycle for baritone and piano. Premiered by Nathan Gunn and Kevin Murphy at Wigmore Hall in 1998. The texts are based on 5 diverse memories from the war.