CHAMBER MUSIC

Fleeting Thoughts

2013

10 minutes; for woodwind quintet.

A challenging modern work for woodwind quintet, this subtle composition explores a coming together into unity from total separateness. The piece begins in a sparse pointillistic style that gradually forms a cohesive whole over the three movements, while maintaining a hauntingly beautiful character throughout.

I. Ephemeral

II. Transient

III. Volatile

Premiered in 2014 by students of California State University, Sacramento.

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