Raven Chacon


In 2021 MPAL acquired  prints of Raven Chacon’s graphic scores Horse Notations and most of the works in his For Zitkála Šá series including [1] For Cheryl L’Hirondelle, [2] For Suzanne Kite, [3] For Carmina Escobar, [4] For Laura Ortman, [5] For Autumn Chacon, [6] For Jacqueline Wilson, [7] For Heidi Senungetuk, [8] For Barbara Croall, [9] For Ange Loft, [10] For Candice Hopkins, [11] For Buffy Sainte-Marie, [12] For Joy Harjo, [13] For Olivia Shortt.

These were created in collaboration with printmaker and lithographer Judith Baumann and published by Crow Shadow’s Press, with For Zitkála Šá in a a limited edition run of 20 copies each, while Horse Notations was created in a run of only 15 copies.

Supporting documentation about pieces in For Zitkála Šá and performance instructions can be found in the published version of the series, available in MPAL at M1470 .C43F5 2022.

Index Terms

Indigenous composers; graphic notation

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