To Begin

Composer: 

Alternate Title: 

To Begin

Year Authored (or revised): 

1990

Scoring: 

Brass Quintet

Duration (min): 

6

Recording: 

Capstone CD: CPS 8625

Inspired by a cummings phrase,"..the leaping greenly spirits of trees.."the frolicsome first movement gives way to a musical ballgame in movement two. A boisterous concluding Lander sustains a light mood, while a theme from Beethoven's Fidelio is cited: "Es sucht der Bruder."Brother seeks brothers."

Ensemble Type: 

instrumental quintet
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