July 29, 2018

Inert Redemption

Inert Redemption starts out ‘uneven’ in every way. It slowly evens itself out, becoming more consonant and conventionally written. The first section opens with a baritone saxophone solo, then a harmony from the alto saxophone and alto flute. This evolves…

Pain Buried Beneath

Pain Buried Beneath is a piece that describes the pain hidden in many of us beneath false attitudes and mannerisms. So signify this, I use multiple dissonances and unorthodox chord progressions underneath arpeggiated lines and expressive melodies. The mood struggles…

Commander of the Troops

Commander of the Troops is a piece that describes the militaristic efforts of a military general in the midst of a war. The piece transpires in 3 sections: one that introduces the melody in a call to action for war,…

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