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Lover's Lament [SATB chorus and guitar, 1991] Based on the American traditional folksong, this setting is dedicated to Gail Benson. Alternate versions are available for soprano and guitar or oboe and guitar.

Part Song [tenor, baritone, bass and piano, 1991] Composed for Carolyn Brunelle's 50th Birthday, the text describes three perspectives on the same tableaux as seen by an old woman, her dog and the light through a tattered curtain. Text by Steve Perry.

Lord Thomas & Ellender [soprano, oboe, violin, viola and cello, 1983] Commissioned by oboist Merilee Klemp for 1,700 chocolate chip cookies. The work is a fantasy on the American traditional song describing a tragic love triangle set in the Reconstructionist South.

Simple Gifts [soprano, oboe, violin, viola and cello, 1982] A setting of the traditional Shaker melody and text. An alternate version for soprano and piano is available.

Pete Seeger's Old Devil Time [solo mezzo and chamber ensemble, 1993] A setting of Pete Seeger's song; commissioned for the retirement of Justice Wahl from the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Three Songs on texts by Emily Dickinson [mezzo and viola, 1978]