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Sing me Softly of the Blues

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
8 minutes
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available

A new work for an upcoming Dignity of Labour Ensemble concert, showcasing the ensemble's collective sensitivity, and the musical perorations of our violinist, Parmela Attariwala. Carla Bley's gorgeous theme is much transmogrified and developed. The unspecified dynamics in the lengthy coda are to be improvised in performance, as are decorations and connections between tones; eventually I'd like this section to broaden into free improvising, too.

Affectionately dedicated to Ms. Regan, in recognition for her outstanding concern for my political, sartorial, and imaginative well-being.

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