Wild Flowers

2017, Revised 2018 | soprano/soprano saxophone/piano.

Song 4 of the song cycle The Ocean of Eternity. Poem from Four Stanzas on Mortality from Poems ©Anne Ranasinghe (1925-2016).

Poem used by permission of Anne’s daughter, Shanti Conly.

Commissioned by Michael Couper, ChoEun Lee and Yungee Rhie.

Premiere: February 9, 2019 with soprano Yungee Rhie, saxophonist Michael Couper and pianist ChoEun Lee.

Video of premiere available here, starting at 54:54.

PDF download below.