Elegy for String Orchestra
Duration: 6 mins.
Written in the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination, this moving work is greatly esteemed for its rich string sonorities as well as its deep expressivity. Often programmed for regular concert use as well as to mark the passing of notables. Recorded by the Houston Symphony (CRI-SD 347), the composer conducting.
- …“a nobility within it that makes it one of the most telling musical works produced in the wake of the horrible event [the assassination of President Kennedy], if not the most telling.”
---Arthur Cohn, Recorded Classical Music
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