Alto/Bass countermelody part from Love Through The Seasons - ST/AB with Harp/Piano and Strings

6 minutes
Modern classical music

I wanted to record a vocal for this before uploading, but illness intervened, so that will have to wait for now. I assigned the melody to flute (S/T)and countermelody to clarinet (A/B)

This song is a personal affirmation and I have tried to take a simple melody - conveying innocence - and gradually bring it through richer orchestration to ripeness, maturity and the quiet strength of knowledge. The string writing is textural and intended to reflect the words(yes, I admit I was influenced by On Wenlock Edge - and other examples of the English string tradition)

I would genuinely love to hear it performed by a choir and string group someday, although my intention when well enough is to record it myself as a solo with backing vocals.

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