Composer: Various
Lyricist: Various

Opened: March 22, 2001, Kaye Playhouse, N.Y.C.
Performances: Unknown

Note: The New York Festival Of Song commissioned sixteen composers and lyricists to compose songs examining the future.

Blessing The Boats (M: Ricky Ian Gordon; L: Lucille Clifton):

1. and flowers pick themselves, CD/Blue Griffin (Melanie Helton with Ricky Ian Gordon, piano, and the Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra conducted by Raphael Jimenez)

Irrational Exuberance (M: Tobias Picker; L: Gene Scheer):

1. Playing The Market, CD/Emerald Suspension (Emerald Suspension) (unverified)

Marvelous Invention (M: John Corigliano; L: Mark Adamo):

1. And If The Song Be Worth A Smile, CD/Pentatone Classics 5186099 (Lisa Delan with Kristin Pankonin, piano)

Unrecorded Material:

Bright Moonlight (M/L: Chen Yi)
Emperor’s New Suit (M/L: Zhou Long)
Silent Movie (M: Susan Botti; L:David Kirby)