By KARI KREITER
Style: Chamber Music, Vocal, Contemporary
Instrumentation: Soprano and Wind Quintet
ABOUT THE PIECE:
Three Poems from Shelley: based on three poems from English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822). This work in 3 movements reflects the individual sentiments of poems on love. With a shared underlying theme representing the text, the music also shares ideas to unite the movements and support the lyrical verse.
I. Love’s Philosophy
III. To Jane: “The Keen Stars Were Sparkling”