peter lieuwen
composer
Works
LIGHT YEARS (2018) for orchestra
Moores Symphony Orchestra
Moores Symphony Orchestra

LIGHT YEARS (2019)

3/3/3/2 - 4/3/3/1 - timp./3 perc./piano/ harp/strings

Tight rhythmic canons, asymmetric rhythms and meters, and contrasting incisive and lyrical gestures generate much of the music in Light Years, a lively, extended overture for large orchestra. Rather than a literal musical soundscape of the distance light travels in one year (about 5.88 trillion miles), this piece is more of a reflection on the events and emotions experienced over the fleeting passage of time.

~ PL

Posted: Mar-24-2019
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