Instrumental • Solo
Three contrasting early intermediate level songs. The first, a harmonically unsettled complaint, the second, a flamenco flourish, and the third, a wistful lute song.
I. (first piece)
II. (second piece)
III. (third piece)
flute and piano
5 minutes 30 seconds
This piece reflects on these ideas, and on family, loss, and how, even in the absence of memories, we imagine who we are.
trumpet and harp
Alba is loosely based on the most famous troubadour abla, or dawn song, Reis Glorios, by Giraut de Bornelh (c.1140 – 1200). The poem, like most albas, reflects on the closing of a tryst at the end of the night as dawn approaches.
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