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Illuminated Transience, An

Composing An Illuminated Transience was a wonderful journey into light, color, and perception. Each movement opens a small window from which we can see a poet, a painter and a scientist observe, ruminate on, create and experiment with light. Ultimately, the piece is a celebration of curiosity, passion and love of learning.

Commissioned by Cantori, Robert Cowles, Director
Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York

Commissioned and premiered by Cantori, Robert Cowles, DirectorHobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York.

Voicing or Instrumentation: 
SATB a cappella
Audio Credits: 
An Illuminated Transience, The Colleges Chorale, Robert Cowles, conductor; 2007 Hobart and William Smith Colleges Chorale
Text Author/Source: 
Texts adapted from Isaac Newton, Einstein, Monet, Joan Prefontaine
Year Composed: 
SKU: HP04-09