ALL SOULS 2017ALL SOULS 2017
LEAH ABRAMSON’S SONGS FOR A LOST POD
Songs For a Lost Pod is a song cycle for 8 voices combining scientific research, orca vocalizations, and marine mammal history. Told from the perspective of various whale species, the songs explore themes of inter-species communication, intergenerational trauma, and grief for a polluted planet.
Songs For a Lost Pod highlights separation–both animal and human–to one another and to the natural world, and seeks reconnection through the musical communication.
Singers: Leah Abramson, Lucien Durey, Robyn Jacob, Emma Postl,
Bea Edelstein, Brooke Dedrick, Katie MacDonald, Kali Malinka
Narrator: Barbara Adler
Violin: Meredith Bates
Keyboards: Morgan McDonald
Cello: Mark Beaty
Samples/Percussion: Kyle Cashen