(String orchestra).
Total duration ca. 8 minutes (2013)
Published by Activist Music (ASCAP).
One movement work.
15 pages (score), 9" x 12".


Premiered on August 6, 2013
at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, D.C.
by the U.S. Army Strings, Major Tod. A. Addison, conductor.

Live premiere recording by the U.S. Army Strings,
Major Tod. A. Addison, conductor.


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REMEMBRANCE is a pensive eulogy and tribute. We grieve, and reluctantly accept, the passing of those who have profoundly touched our hearts. We cannot clutch the elusive, or possess the scent of memory that defies capture. The only thoughts about this music that matter, are those which privately unfold for the listener.


Just as painters create earlier, smaller sketches of a canvas, some musical pieces have a similar history. Here's the geneology of Remembrance; click on the arrow for more information, plus audio, for each piece.

Remembrance was composed using material from the second movement, Ebb, of a string quintet titled, Current Events:

Current Events

(String quintet: 2 violins, 2 violas, 1 cello).
Total duration ca. 16 minutes (2003)
Published by Activist Music (ASCAP).
Commissioned in 2003 by Gerry Aster
and by J. Christopher Kennedy for Pacific Serenades.
Three movement work. 26 pages (score), 8.5" x 11".


Ebb, in the quintet Current Events, actually began life as a string quartet titled Introspect:


(String Quartet).
Total duration ca. 7 minutes (2000)
Published by Activist Music (ASCAP).
One movement work. 7 pages, 8.5" x 11".






calm cove

Notes from the Kelp

Current Events is featured on the 2007 Innova Recordings CD, Notes from the Kelp (innova 683). Click CD for more info.



Enjoy this video of conductor David Fanning
performing REMEMBRANCE
with the National String Symphonia
at Forcey Bible Church, May 5, 2018:



1. Remembrance, page 1  
score, p.1
1. Remembrance, page 8  
score, p.11
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