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Above the Green Night

Federico Garcia Lorca’s “Poem of the Deep Song” is steeped in strong, beautiful imagery of love and death. I took some of these images as points of departure for Above the Green Night. The first movement, Blind Archers, is fast and unsettled like a chase, interspersed with two brief dream-like sections. Each player is given a chance to rest and sing in the second movement, Hour of Stars.

Commissioned by The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Type: 
Chamber
Voicing or Instrumentation: 
Guitar quartet
Audio Credits: 
Tantalus Quartet
Year Composed: 
2001
Duration: 
13:30
SKU: HP02-06