A Borrowed Melody in Three Moods
About: I was drawn to the idea of composing three contrasting arrangements of a found melody. At around one minute long each, they explore different moods in the orchestration and treatment of material.
Premiere: The San Francisco Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jacques Desjardins on May 8th, 2013 at SFCM’s Caroline Hume Concert Hall, San Francisco, CA.
Instrumentation: 3[3+pic].2+eh.2+bcl.2+cbsn / 188.8.131.52 / timp+2 / hp / strings
Duration: ca. 4 minutes