Journey Through Cascadia (2014-15)

Total duration: 25’19”.

song cycle for soprano and piano commissioned and premiered by soprano Sarah Dunham.

Sarah Dunham and Ian Guthrie premiered “Late Wildflowers” on July 10th, 2014 at the Clear Creek Music Festival in Halfway, OR by Sarah Dunham (soprano) and Ian Guthrie (piano).  They premiered “Misty Gorge,”  “At the Ocean,” and “The Bell” alongside “Late Wildflowers” on December 7th, 2014 in PepsiCo Hall (TCU).  Entire cycle premiered on April 1st, 2015 in PepsiCo Hall.

I. Legend of Eldorado (text by Edgar Allen Poe)

II. Dreamland (text by Edgar Allen Poe)

III. Misty Gorge (text by Henry David Thoreau)

IV. Late Wildflowers (text by Madison Julius Cawein)

V. In the Mountains (text by William Cullen Bryant)

VI. Tsunami (text by Madison Julius Cawein)

VII. At the Ocean (text by Ralph Waldo Emerson)

VIII. The Bell (text by Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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