Wind Ensemble – Sunday, February 26, 2017, 3p.m.

Contemplations: The Inner Life
Andrew Mast, conductor
Guest artists:
     Evan Williams ’10, composer/conductor
     David Bell, clarinet

Evan Williams (b. 1988)
Dodekatheon Sketches, Book I (2012)
     Fanfare for Athena
     Ares, God of War
     Demeter, Goddess of the Harvest
World Premiere
Evan Williams, guest conductor

Óscar Navarro (b. 1981)
Concerto for Clarinet and Band (2006)
David Bell, clarinet

Frank Ticheli (b. 1958)
Rest (2010)

- INTERMISSION -

David Maslanka (b. 1943)
A Child's Garden of Dreams (1981)

  1. There is a desert on the moon where the dreamer sinks so deeply into the ground that she reaches hell.
  2. A drunken woman falls into the water and comes out renewed and sober.
  3. A horde of small animals frightens the dreamer. The animals increase to a tremendous size, and one of them devours the little girl.
  4. A drop of water is seen as it appears when looked at through a microscope. The girl sees that the drop is full of tree branches. This portrays the origin of the world.
  5. An ascent into heaven where pagan dances are being celebrated; and a descent into hell where angels are doing good deeds.

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