About this work:
Buckthorn Music Press: cat. no. 94
James 5:13b: “. . . Is anyone happy? Let him sing songs of praise.” (NIV, The Holy Bible).
Meso-mirth presents a brightly spinning mobile of oscillating, wind-tossed hemispheres colliding North against South, Man against Leviathan, solace against community, and celebrating the wild hope of Spring. This vibrant collage contrasts stock clips over some of Job’s, Azimuth Dance” (8 percussionists), and more -- including familiar sounds from wind and sea. Finished on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2007.
Version: electronic miniature
Year composed: 2007
Ensemble type: Electronic Instruments and Sound Sources:Prerecorded Sound
Instrumentation notes: Live percussion, brass, bagpipe, sitar, and more, with wind and whales