Celebrating Wendell Berry in Music
(Volume 1)

$ 29.99

[Wendell Berry] has received numerous awards, but never anything like this tribute, which puts Berry’s words to music—in two distinct formats, each succeeding admirably.
— Dan Forte, Vintage Guitar Magazine


    Celebrating Wendell Berry in Music includes:
    • New poetry readings by Wendell Berry
    • New choral music (based on Berry’s poems) by composer Andrew Maxfield, performed by the award-winning Salt Lake Vocal Artists
    • New songs (based on Berry’s poems) by Grammy-nominee and Blues Music Award-winner Eric Bibb
    • 48-page booklet (with poetry reprinted)
    • Introductory notes by Jason Peters, editor of Wendell Berry: Life and Work
    • A newly commissioned portrait by award-winning illustrator Greg Newbold (album cover)

    Disc 1—In Song And Shade: Celebrating Wendell Berry in Music

    Poetry readings by Wendell Berry

    Choral music by Andrew Maxfield

    Performed by Salt Lake Vocal Artists, Dr. Brady R. Allred, conductor

    Disc 2—On Wendell's Farm: Celebrating Wendell Berry in Music

    Based on poetry by Wendell Berry

    Music and additional lyrics by Eric Bibb


    VOLUME 2: All the Earth Shall Sing, Now Available.

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