Opus 874

Rising (2010)

for Organ

Duration: 9 min.

Dedication: for Ed Broms

Commission: Commissioned by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Massachusetts

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Rising (2010) for organ was written for and is dedicated to Ed Broms. The music  is a combination of fully notated and improvisational elements. It requires the performer to participate in the creation and interpretation of the musical material.

Out of the dusk a shadow,
Then, a spark.

Out of the cloud a silence,
Then, a lark.

Out of the heart a rapture,
Then, a pain.

Out of the dead, cold ashes,
Life again.

—John Bannister Tabb (1845–1909)