The Soldiers Memorial Fountain
About this work:
Excerpted from a larger work written to commemorate the Bicentennial of Poughkeepsie, NY, this movement is an elegy to the city's fallen, portraying a nineteenth century fountain in a small park in the city's southside. This is one of the most beautiful melodies I have ever written. Performed here by SEATTLEMUSIC, Joel Eric Suben, conductor.
Year composed: 1998
Ensemble type: Orchestra:Standard Orchestra
Instrumentation: 2 Flute, 1 Oboe, 2 Clarinet, 1 Bassoon, 4 Horn in F, 1 Tuba, 22 Violin, 8 Viola, 6 Cello, 4 Double bass, 1 Harp
Instrumentation notes: The strings can be of chamber size for this piece without being detrimental for it is lightly scored.