The Night Sea
Orchestra: 2,1 222; 4231; timp, 2perc, hp; stgs
(The following audio demo was made using instruments from the Vienna Symphonic Library.)
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Composer Notes: “There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.”—Willa Cather
While composing this work I had in mind the shifting moods of a person’s solitary observation of a storm at sea. This work incorporates the melodies of three English folksongs that were embellished, fragmented, and extended in the process of composing the work. While composing I had in mind the shifting moods of a solitary observer