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Embracing the Wind (Paterson, Robert)

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  • Composer(s)
    Paterson, Robert
  • Instrumentation
    Harp, Flute and Viola
  • Duration
    10'
  • Who's playing:
    0 players are working on this piece right now.
  • Program Notes

    My original inspiration for Embracing the Wind was the image of an Olympic athlete running against the wind. The process of writing this work eventually shifted me to more abstract thoughts, such as the concept of creating music that sounds flexible and has wind-like, ebb-and-flow qualities. I try to achieve this by creating musical zephyrs from repeated motives and smooth phrases that utilize gradual dynamic swells and subtle tempo fluxuations. In this sense, Embracing the Wind...

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