Score and Parts
Instrumentation: Flute and Clarinet
An American composer, he based this piece on the mythological heroes, who often undertook missions of great importance, where they risked their lives, encountered strange creatures and had many adventures. This piece seeks to capture the urgency, excitement and drama of such an ancient journey. Originally for flute and saxophone, the instruments pursue each other with animated motives through-out the musical adventure. It contains three sections: a fast, vigorous opening section gives way to a more relaxed mood before the quest is concluded with a return to an increasingly resoulute version of the opening ideas.