Program Notes (click here) Lots of things Evolve: history, landscapes, relationships, your
entire life! Even the size, shape and character of the the universe
is constantly changing. It's all a work in progress, with Mother
Nature leaving nothing stationary. The music itself Evolves
from chaos to beauty.
Rainfollows the full natural cycle from
ocean evaporation, to clouds, lightning & thunder, droplets,
waterfalls , streams and delta flows. H2O is a chameleon that takes
on many shapes and forms. This music chronicles the amazing
transformations and drama.
Rain is scored for: Piccolo, Flutes I,II Oboes I,II Clarinets
I,II Bassoons I,II Horns in F I,II, Trumpets I,II Trombone, Bass Trombone,
Synthsizer, Violins I,II Viola, Double Bass
Duration: 6:59 CONTACT: Joe Wiedemann (ASCAP, NATAS), Orchestronics,
Element of Risk begins and ends in "comfort zones," but the
activity in-between can be exciting, unsettling and exhilarating.
Virtually everything we do contains an Element of Risk. From the
moment we groggily step out of bed, we encounter uncertainties in our
physical environment, from the food we eat, the weather we encounter,
people on different channels, traffic, new adventures, employment
challenges, physical dangers, and any number of unexpected occurrences.
You don't have to be a thrill-seeker to be threatened by life-altering
The excitement these challenges bring, and the
exhilaration of conquering them makes us stronger, and more prepared for
tomorrow. Nonetheless, our comfort zones are much appreciated.
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