Gordon's marvelously mercurial music refuses to follow formulas, molding itself to the scenes with layers of melodic and rhythmic counterpoint, plus a sense of lyricism that borders on the ecstatic... Concise and simple, it's not.
- David Patrick Stearns, USA Today


...The beauty and complexity of Ricky Ian Gordon's music... The play's finale- a ravishingly gorgeous setting for 11 voices. of the Declaration Of Independence...
- Cary M. Mazer, Philadelphia City Paper