sehia: rak (ssaa) (dark nights)


  • Catalog ID: W-22
  • First Line: sehia: rak
  • Composer: Ron Jeffers
  • Voicing: ssaa
  • Accompaniment: drum
  • Language: Mohawk
  • Country: United States
  • Other: women cd04
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen


This piece is no. 3 of Indian Singing, a setting of poems from Native American poet Gail Tremblay’s Indian Singing in 20th Century America.  (See also no. 2 We Wake the Day and no. 1 In Dreams.)  The pieces, written for SSAA, drum, and narrator, may be sung separately or as the complete set of three.  A recording is available on CD-04.