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The Whispering Wind for orchestra by Michael Gatonska
Seeded by michaelgatonska on 29 Apr 2010
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Author: mgatonska
The title for "The Whispering Wind" comes from a line in the poem "Miracle Hill", by Emerson Blackhorse Mitchell. Composed in 2001, the composition begins with small, "echo-like" statements. Gradually, these melodic fragments, or cells, elongate with slowly graduated harmonies. As new ideas are introduced into the composition, older fragments "whisper" back in various juxtapositions, simultanaeities, and orchestral colorings.
Composer: Michael Gatonska