Fortune (Transient Glory Series). By Douglas J. Cuomo. For Choral (SSAA Div A Cappella). Transient Glory. 24 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051479658. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48020954).
Based on an ancient Taoist fable about a small village farmer whose fortune continually changes through a chain of interconnected events. Singers are divided into two character groups – the narrator and the villagers – and a soloist sings the role of the farmer. The moral of the story: You never know, keep on going. All is not as it first appears. Duration: ca. 8:00.