Nate Barnett’s Sitka Septet for four singers, piano, guitar, and viola, is a love letter to Sitka, Alaska. Primarily a textless evocation of the joy and wonder of the coastal landscape, the piece also sets the simple words, “By sea or aeroplane, to Sitka we go, the land of sea and sky.”
Music and text by Nate Barnett
Premiered at the 2017 Uncommon Music Festival
St. Peter’s by-the-sea Episcopal Church, Sitka, AK
August 5, 2017
Audio and video by Rocky Bostick.
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