In the Beginning II (Song of Endless Light + Sextet)

1979

[SCORE & PARTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD] The second in the In the Beginning series of eight major works for various instrumental ensembles, soloists and electronic media.

In the Beginning II (Song of Endless Light + Sextet) (1979) is for four cellos, trombone, and percussion. It explores further the harmonic and rhythmic language that emerges throughout the series and adds a free, unison, melismatic song with shaped ornamentation and employs stochastic evolution techniques. A new recording is to be released by New World Records in 2012.