Song to the Waking Sun

by The Alla Prima Duo

Released 2014
Released 2014
A collection of modern classical works for flute and harp that explore the intersection of the natural and spiritual worlds.
When we first began exploring pieces for this recording project, our choices were inspired by "Garden of Adonis" by American composer Alan Hovhaness. The piece is based on the poem "The Faerie Queene" by Edmund Spenser. In his notes, Hovhaness describes his inspiration for the piece as "a garden of rebirth or reincarnation where souls appear as flowers." We were captivated by this idea, and set out to choose other pieces for this project that …
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