The Better Angels of our Nature

Song Notes

I found the phrase “the better angels of our nature” in a quotation from Abraham Lincoln, and then realized that the transformative place we often enter when we sing harmoniously together seems as if influenced by such beings, and I wanted to sing about that experience.


Round:  The better angels of our nature await us in the realm of song

to breathe us down through ancient wounds and waken kindness with the dawn.



Round One: Alto