The Sphinx and the Milky Way (2011)

Orchestra. 5 mins.

An orchestral tone poem inspired by the paintings of Charles E. Burchfield.

Perusal Score

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Performance score and parts available for purchase. Please direct inquiries to Nell Shaw Cohen at

Performance History

Read by the New England Conservatory Philharmonia, NEC Jordan Hall, Boston, MA, 5/02/11.

World Premiere by University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, La Crosse, WI, 3/02/19.

Bloomsburg University Community Orchestra, Mitrani Hall, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, 10/08/19.

The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Schuster Center, Dayton, OH, 11/10/22.