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Recent additions to Areté's catalog include To My Brother (TTBB), commissioned and premiered by Cantus; Two Friends Like Fireflies (SSAA), commissioned by the 2015 ACDA Women's Commissioning Consortium; and Go Out With Joy (SATB divisi), commissioned by the University of Dayton Chorale.

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Two Friends Like Fireflies

To hear a performance of Two Friends Like Fireflies, scroll to the 23:00 mark in the video to the left.

Commissioned by the 2015 ACDA Women's Commission ConsortiumTwo Friends Like Fireflies sets the eponymous poem of Syrian-American poet Mohja Kahf.  The text is an ode to friendship inspired by two women who, once introduced to each other by Dr. Kahf, overcame a generational divide and differing backgrounds and ethnicities to find much common ground and, through conversation, arrive at many profound insights about life.  SSAA.  8.5"x11".  Duration approx 5'.

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