Music, School of


Date of this Version

January 2003


for soprano sax, harp, strings Originally conceived for lute, then arranged for harpsichord. The first section evolves through a veiled opening to a more agitated middle part before a return to the spirit of the beginning. The piece concludes with an arrangement of The Silver Swan, by Orlando Gibbons. Begun in early September, 2001, as a memorial to the composer’s father, the Elegy unfortunately assumed more universal relevance with the unfolding of the tragic events of 9/11 .

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