Night Sprite

$12.00

Description

instrumentation: solo flute
duration: approx. 3.5 minutes
year composed: 2015

The creation of this piece began when my dear friend and world-class flutist Johanna Borenstein asked me to write her a solo for an upcoming recital. As I began figeting with ideas, I wasn’t entirely sure what story I wanted to tell. It wasn’t until I had the first two measures written that I was inspired to turn the flute into a woodland sprite. I imagine walking through a calm, quiet forest at dusk. Then, without warning, the sprite bursts from a tree and excitedly starts whirring around the forest. Unable to help her curiosity, her journey is full of stop-and-go as she skips, trips, and tumbles her way through her forest home. Eventually her energy slows; she winds down and disappears as the sun begins its rise.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Night Sprite”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *