Composed after visiting the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau.
Written shortly after John Lennon's death.
1. FLOATING DREAMSONGS 2. KORA SONG WRITTEN FOR JOSHUA ROMAN
Written for the Rioult Dance Company, the 2nd movement incorporates Air, originally for Cello and piano.
1. Floating Dreamsongs 2. Kora Song Written for Joshua Roman.
Air is songlike and melodic, and it is the “purest” and sparest piece I’ve written in a few years. It contains many hymn- or chant-like elements, and though rooted in [...]
Ballad was composed in late 2004 and is dedicated to the memory of my parents Frank and Mildred Kernis. The piece reflects their fondness for lyrical music, and is lightly [...]