text: Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, Terry Tempest Williams
duration: 14min  30sec
instrumentation: soprano and two percussionists (harmonic whirlies, Beluga Whale jawbones, 2 organic vegetable seed packets,
4 Korean gongs, marimba, piece of junk metal, pine cone rattle, 2 river stones, Chinese temple blocks, 3 Vietnamese temple blocks, Yupik frame drum) with a recording of Bonobo vocalizations
movements: I. The Last Roundup II. Rattle the Cage/Bend the Bars III. WIld Mercy
premiere: Maria Jette, soprano; Heather Barringer and Patti Cudd, percussion; The Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN on 03/16/2007
commissioned: The Schubert Club