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Songs of a Sourdough


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These five movements form a backdrop for an exploration of life in the Yukon and are built around five texts by British-Canadian poet Robert Service. Adventurer-composer Stephen Lias has a reputation for symphonic work inspired by the geography, history, and wildlife of America’s national parks. For this piece (written for renowned baritone Scott LaGraff), Lias draws on his affinity for far-flung regions to evoke an emotional tribute to the wilderness and its inhabitants.

Songs of a Sourdough: Five Songs for Tenor and Piano, by Stephen Lias, with texts by Robert Service,