The Course of Empire (2008)

String quartet. 15 mins.


A string quartet inspired by Thomas Cole‘s 19th century cycle of paintings by the same name.

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Performance History

Grand Opening of touring exhibit Painting the American Vision at Peabody Essex Museum. Performed by members of string orchestra A Far Cry: Lisa Zurlindin and Ethan Wood, violin; Jason Fisher, viola; Alexei Gonzales, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA, 7/30/11.

Beyond the Notes: Music Inspired by Art composer portrait recital. Lisa Goddard and Ryan Shannon, violin; Maureen Heflinger, viola; Talya Buckbinder, cello. New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, Boston MA, 11/02/12.

Tetrachord, NEC Honors Ensemble: Quan Yuan and Jennifer Wey, violin; Matthew Davies, viola; David Meyer, cello. NEC Brown Hall, Boston MA, 2/24/09.

Nell with Ethan Wood, Alexei Gonzales, Lisa Zurlindin, and Jason Fisher in 2011.