through the haze

Composed:  2015
Premiere: Blue Streak Ensemble, Concerts on the Slope, NYC, July 12, 2015
Duration:  9 minutes    
Instrumentation:  4 musicians 


“In Cleveland, where I spend much of my time, snow has fallen without stop for the last two winters.  For six weeks in May and June 2015 before I began writing this piece, it had rained every day for at least part of the day.  The sky and air were hazy with moisture.  Sun occasionally peaked through, but just for a few moments.  Cleveland was like Brigadoon, shrouded in mist.   Questioning thoughts surfaced.  What is causing all this moisture? “