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 / / timp+2 / hp / strings

Duration:  ca. 4 minutes