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about

MGL composed and performed this choral work
based on fragments of interviews and other materials provided by Maura Garcia.

credits

released May 18, 2012

license

all rights reserved

tags

Track Name: Eighth Generation
eighth generation
my father's side
after the War of 1812
before the Revolutionary War
out of date
I, Uvcenv Cunv Uvsel
I, shall be carried in the female
I was hatched there in Chatham county hotel
Birthright behind the Sun 
High ceilings with skylights
big, sad, open room with dirty walls
Bad folks mixed with good and good folks mixed with bad
musty old book smell
overwhelming
Track Name: Birds
helekeshenes

first was
light was
through birth
breath of life muddy was
water
birds helped dry it with their large wings
Track Name: Use to How Me
taught me how to use forks and knives to eat to knives and forks use to how me
bird
wind
bear
panther
deer
raccoon
alligator
Track Name: I was Three
I was three
We would cook for one another
Turpentine on feet to scare away snakes
used to work with slaves
not pay for
made man of earth-clay
used to sell meters to market
really dark brown/black
used to pull myself
Walking round sad and bashful

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