Nocturne (2009)
for piano and orchestra


Recording taken from a reading by the UMKC symphony orchestra, March 2009. Piano part performed by Caroline Louise Miller. Mixing, splicing, editing by Caroline Louise Miller.

The harmonic colors of this Nocturne are bright rather than dark, denoting a twilight in which lava flows over a prairie, magnolia trees burn in the darkness, or rain falls on snow beneath a full moon. It is divided into two parts:

I. Serenade