Prelude and Meditation
For Jazz Ensemble. Duration: 13:15
*a CSIC commission
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Buy this album from iTunes, “We Will Know“ $5.99. Movement III, “Meditation” was developed out of a piece commissioned by Composers and Schools in Concert titled “Prelude and Meditation.” Lyrics from “Prelude and Meditation” have been redeveloped for “Meditation.”
A meditative Afro-Swing groove in 6, echoing the protest songs of Nina Simone and calling upon the intense vertigo of Coltrane’s extended religious-based pieces, while borrowing melodic structure and atmosphere from hymns and civil rights protest songs.
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