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Vigil for Iraq

VIDEO: Vigil for Iraq: Original music and poetry honoring the dead, the wounded, the grieving, and the dispossessed

David Smith-Ferri and Theresa Whitehill reading poetry

Three Fingers of Light, music by David Smith;lyrics co-written by Smith and Whitehill; sung by the Ukiah Valley Madrigal Singers

Prayer for Iraq, music by David Rounds; lyrics co-written by Rounds and Smith-Ferri; ; sung by the Ukiah Valley Madrigal Singers

Notes: the Ukiah Valley Madrigal Singers performed original compositions by David Rounds and David Smith, with collaborative lyrics by the composers written with poets David Smith-Ferri and Theresa Whitehill; The poets will also read new work (The poem Asmar was written by Whitehill for the event; the lyrics for the song “Three Fingers of Light” composed by David Smith was co-written by Whitehill); Narration by Benj Thomas (Ukiah, CA: Ukiah Players Theatre, producers; Friday, October 16, 2009, 7:00 pm, Ukiah Players Theatre)

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