“Miriam’s Dance” is a movement from Women of Valor, which is a celebration of women from the Old Testament. The cantata was inspired by a midrash (biblical commentary) on Proverbs where each line of the biblical text from Proverbs 31 represents a biblical woman.
Women of Valor: “Miriam’s Dance”
Composed by Andrea Clearfield
Instrumentation: Narrator, Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, 2232-4321, 4 Perc, Pno/Celesta, Harp, Strings
Ensemble: Full Orchestra