Fumee d’Ambre Gris (2015)

The second work in my projected series Sargent’s Women.


piano solo / 5 min.

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Program Note

Program Note

After recording my piece El Jaleo, and performing it many times, Yoonie Han invited me to compose more pieces based on John Singer Sargent’s paintings of women in iconic poses. Fumee d’Ambre Gris is inspired by a painting I saw at the Clark Institue in Williamstown, MA. Wafting incense, the figure’s meditative gaze, and Sargent’s virtuosic play of white on white, all contributed to this little piece.

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Upcoming Performances

  1. Face of the Deep: Aqua Alta Goes to Bangor

    February 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. El Jaelo into Eurythmy

    February 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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