Gospel Hymn (1990)

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This piece was inspired by the glorious sound of modern Gospel music, in particular the music of Aretha Franklin and the Rev. James Cleveland.  It is a stately hymn in 9/8 meter, introduced by a prelude in which the piano mimics an African mbira as the violin slowly unfolds a line ornamented with the "flowers and feathers" so beloved of Gospel singers.

Score available for purchase (PDF includes a separate violin part):

 
Gospel Hymn
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