The first movement is for SSATB chorus unaccompanied. The second movement adds piano. This piece was commissioned by David Matthews for James Bass and the USF Chamber Singers for the 10th anniversary of September 11th. The piece is in two movements. The first movements and uses a Latin text from a Medieval Liturgical play about Rachel grieving for her children. The first movement is inspired by the writing of Josquin des Prez. The second movement adds vigorous and dramatic piano part to create a moving wall of sound. The movements may be performed separately or as a whole.