Composed in 2013 for orchestra, chorus, and film. Duration is 12 minutes.
2[pic.alto] 0 2 0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - Chorus (SSAATB) - str (9,8,7,6,5)
This work was commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra with support from New Music USA’s Composer Assistance Program. It was composed for this orchestra and The Crossing choir of Philadelphia directed by Donald Nally. Mark DeChiazza's film (Mark Andrew, Director of Photography) was commissioned by Amy Beth Kirsten and the ACO. The World Premiere performance took place on February 20, 2014 at Carnegie Hall.
The VIDEO here (coming soon!) is a trailer for the piece and consists of imagery from the film as well as music and words by the composer (Amy Kirsten, voice).