IN MEMORY’S TWILIGHT
in memoriam A.S.

instrumentation: flute (piccolo), clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion

duration: 13 minutes

for eighth blackbird

premiered May 13, 2016 by eighth blackbird; Chicago, IL

program note:

This work is inspired by a passage from John Donne’s “An Anatomy of the World”:

The world, be gone, yet in this last long night,
Her ghost doth walk; that is, a glimmering light,
A faint weak love of virtue and of good
Reflects from her, on them which understood
Her worth; and though she have shut in all day,
The twilight of her memory doth stay;


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