instrumentation: a grove of twelve flowering crab apples on campus at Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN, one person,
a small shovel or digger, 4 pails of water and a bag of seeds, nuts and bread
movements: I. Water the Trees II. Homage to the Red-Headed Woodpecker (drum with your hands on tree trunks and branches) III. Bury the score in the ground beneath the grove of trees. IV. Leave seeds, nuts and bread by each tree.
premiere: Steve Heitzeg; Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN on 04/27/1992