Epilogue for Voice and Alto Saxophone (2007)


Instrumentation: Voice and Alto Saxophone
Also available for: Voice and Viola
Duration: 2:00
Text by: Ovid
Availability: Downloadable PDF

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In 2007, two fellow students at The Hartt School organized a concert entitled “Momentum”.  The idea was that composers would be randomly assigned performers and would need to write a piece for those performers within an hour.  The players would then have an hour to learn the new works before presenting them on the concert.

For the project, I was assigned voice and alto saxophone.  Since a copy of Ovid’s Metamorphoses was on my desk at the time, I used an excerpt as the text of the resulting piece, Epilogue.  The work was premiered on “Momentum” by Kate Dunphy (voice) and Joe D’Aleo (saxophone).

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