Dark Jewel Tones
For Pierrot Plus Percussion
Op. 15

Dark Jewel Tones was written for Catchfire Collective

for our 2021-22 season opening concerts. The piece very loosely explores implications of the meaning behind the five jewel tones: Ruby, Emerald, Amethyst, Sapphire, and Citrine.

Rather than simply try to write music that "sounds like gemstones" I allowed myself to further explore the abstractions of the associated values for each stone to construct a five-movement work.

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