Joseph Rebman

Harpist and Composer

Live recording of the premiere performance.

Instrumentation: Harp and flute (doubling piccolo and alto)

Written: Fall 2013

Duration: 13 min

Premiere: premiered by the composer on harp with Alyssa Borell on flute on November 8th, 2013, at the University of Oklahoma.

Program Notes:

   In Greek mythology, Mnemosyne was one of the titans as well as the mother of the nine muses. This piece features a short character piece for each muse, describing her character, as well as the art she represents.

Movements:
I. Calliope - Muse of Epic Poetry
II. Melpomene - Muse of Tragedy
III. Terpsichore - Muse of Dance
IV. Erato - Muse of Love Poetry
V. Clio - Muse of History
VI. Euterpe - Muse of Elegiac Poetry
VII. Polyhymnia - Muse of Hymns
VIII. Thalia - Muse of Comedy
IX. Urania - Muse of Astronomy

 

 

 

 

Dance Suite    Elegy    Éros    Fire    He Would Not Stay    Hyperion    The Juniper Tree    Loose Control    Mnemosyne    Prana

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