This descriptive brass quintet describes plants response to light; setting sun’s color effect on mountains, and the majesty of large creatures.
Those Things Strange and Wonderful
This colorful and descriptive brass quintet for college or professional players has been performed extensively in the U. S. and in Europe. Movement 1, Lettuce and Tomato Response to Light is reminiscent of time-lapse photography taken of sprouting plants. Alpenglow, second movement, uses mutes for contrasting textures, and depicts changing colors on mountain peaks caused by the setting sun. and Leviathans Past and Present was inspired by the fascination that children find in large animals.
•Duration 8-10 minutes