Composer

Three Preludes

These three little pieces were written to fulfill two brass quintet needs that were explained to me: short, high energy openers and “epically beautiful” slow movements.

The three were written at a time when I was reading far more widely than my usual history books, and in a month filled with momentous events. The pieces (and their titles) reflect and embody the disputation, dialogue and questioning of these two weeks that informed my writing.

***

Titles and timings:
No. 1: Hitch – 2 min
No. 2: Essay – 4 ½ min
No. 3: Miranda – 2 ½ min
Total: approx. 9 minutes

***

Click to watch Gaudete Brass perform all three preludes:

***

Chamber

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: