Instruments of Revelation

2 versions:clarinet; violin; viola; cello; piano
flute; clarinet; violin, cello; piano
Comm. & prem: Orion Ensemble & Ballet Chicago 2/27/11
Music Institute of Chicago; Dan Duell choreographer

Based on three Tarot cards: the Magician, representing ambiguity, with music shifting suddenly from the mysterious and solemn to the cunning and dexterous; the High Priestess, possessing wisdom, passion and secrets of the law, her music is calm but slowly ignites into throbbing desire; the Fool, considered both the holy mystic and the intoxicated lunatic, embodies music of both comedy and chaos.

Posted: Mar-31-2015
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