Purple

for violin, viola, and two cellos

2014

Duration: 8’30”

Instrumentation: Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos

About the piece:

2015 ASCAP Finalist

Winner of the 2016 Webster University Composition Competition

 Purple is a haunting, yet beautiful color. It evokes darkness and mystery. It is transparent and atmospheric in nature. Purple is imaginative and regal covered in a mist of ambiguity.

*This piece is dedicated to Scott and Alexia Kadish in honor of their son Ethan

 

Performances:

July 25, 2014 (PREMIERE)

Green Music Center at California Summer Music Festival

Violin: Gabriella Stout

Viola: Sean Mulligan

Cellos: Iris Peng and John Kanu

           

October 28, 2014

Auer Hall at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music

Violin: Lydia Cho

Viola: Shelley Armer

Cellos: Carlos Garcia and David Dietz

        

March 5, 2016

The Community Music School at Webster University, March 5, 2016 

Violin: Hannah Frey

Viola: Eliana Haig

Cellos: April Dannelly-Schenck and Stephanie Hunt

Score and parts available for purchase. Please contact Alex for inquiries.

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