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.
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.
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