SACRED SISTERS (2005) 10'40"
Ruth arranged for flute and harp
Comm & prem 4/10/05 American Society for Jewish
Music; Center for Jewish History, NYC
I. Esther II. Ruth III. Judith
Using original tropes notated in A. W. Binder's Biblical Chant for Esther and Ruth, Bond invented her own for Judith as the story comes from the apocrypha and not from the Torah. The stories of these three biblical women share a willingness to defy the conventions of their day to save their people