Episode 37: Morning Glory

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Episode 37: Morning Glory 
May 11, 2023  7pm
Morning Glory (2007)

Linda Catlin Smith (CA), composer

HATCH 2022 Ensemble
Arlan Vriens, violin
Emma Schmiedecke, cello
Amanda Lowry, flute
Anjali Covill, clarinet
Randall Chaves, percussion
Ricardo Ferro, piano
Kelly Lin, conductor

Programme Note:

Morning Glory (2007) was composed in the summer. As an amateur gardener, I intersperse my composing time with small excursions into the back garden for daily weeding and watering. Often I’ve thought about melody as a winding vine, the twists and wrappings around a beat, the curves and contours of tunes. In this work, I was exploring the different soundworlds this particular ensemble can offer, while also exploring the various ways I could partner instruments in melodic relationships. I was particularly happy that the morning glories we planted entwined themselves with the ivy that covers the southern wall bordering my garden. – Linda Catlin Smith

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Episode 37: Morning Glory

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