This beautiful art-song collection is named after America’s first African-American poet, Phillis Wheatley. Her story is remarkable and fascinating all on its own. African-American composer, Rosephanye Powell, has set music to the poetry of other historical African-American women, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Angelina Weld Grimké, Georgia Douglas Johnson, for solo voice and piano. This collection makes a first and commanding statement, both artistically and historically. For solo voices from high school and older.