Crystalline (2017)

Crystalline (2017)

2 Pianos and Percussion (2 players)

  • Percussion 1 (Vibraphone and Triangle)
  • Percussion 2 (Triangle, Suspended cymbals, Large gong, Tubular bells, Bass drum)

Duration: 7:00

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PDF Score and Parts: $10

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Crystalline is inspired by how moments in life can lead us to finding clarity, becoming in a way, crystalline, like the the fusion of natural elements resulting in the creation of these beautiful crystal-like patterns/structures found in nature. Throughout the piece, the interplay among the instruments evokes images of these elements coming together and breaking a part as the structure is formed, creating a sparkly, crystal-like atmosphere.

Crystalline was commissioned by pianist Olga Shupyatskaya and Futaba Niekawa for premiere at the Eastman School of Music July 2, 2017 in Kilbourn Hall on Shupyatskaya’s summer faculty recital. It was selected to be featured on the Music Now Winner Concert at the 52nd annual Contemporary Music Festival held at Indiana State University October 26, 2018.