Cathedral Disturbances (2009)
picc, alto sax, bari sax, vln, cello, piano 5'
Commissioned by Alia Musica Pittsburgh
Premiere: June 2008 Frick Fine Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Cathedral Disturbances is in two parts: the first section winds through melodies and conflicts in the winds and strings, as if a clergyperson was telling the congregation to "shush". In the second section the clergy lets loose a little and everyone joins in a quick jumpy dance.