Heavy Things (2019)
Exploring a different style
Sybil Ludington (2017)
This song imagines a meeting between Sybil Ludington and Paul Revere, both heroes of the Revolutionary War who undertook daring midnight rides on horseback to warn the countryside of impending British attack. Though Ludington was only sixteen years old, she rode twice as far as Revere and managed to evade capture by British forces.
Written for Jon Rodriguez on the occasion of his debut as Usnavi in Playhouse on Park's production of "In the Heights," July 2018. For high (Latino) tenor (up to B4).