Roundings (Symphonic Suite)
Duration: 41 mins.
Inspired by famous murals located in public buildings throughout Texas, this work was commissioned by the Amarillo Symphony for its 75th Anniversary season. Each movement vividly depicts various aspects of American life through colorful orchestration, memorable melodies and dramatic imagery. Recorded on Naxos American Classics series by the Amarillo Symphony, James Setapen, conducting (Naxos 8.559079).
- “…a full-fledged hit—a fascinating, musical, utterly enjoyable work.”
---Chip Chandler, Amarillo Globe-News
- “The music‘s beauty and narrative quality keep you ever attentive and listening for the next sequence, which is always rewarding.”
---Victor Carr, Jr., ClassicsToday.com
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