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
The Night Sea incorporates the melodies of three English folksongs that were embellished, fragmented, and extended in the process of composing the work. The tone of the work ranges from calm to stormy.