"The Ayers commission was a total knock-out.
I keep hearing from people how moved they were by the music, the drama, the pacing, and the haunting 'flash-backs'." —Christopher Wilkins, Music Director, Akron Symphony Orch.
WINNER 2011 AMERICAN PRIZE for ORCHESTRAL COMPOSITION
Orchestra and narrator. Surround-sound. 19 min.
3333 (or 2222) 4431 timp+3 pno hp strings
The life of controversial abolitionist John Brown. Sinner or saint?
“An amazing work, beautifully paced and orchestrated. I love it.”—David Daniels, conductor
A private recording of the complete work is available to conductors.
Schools may be eligible to purchase parts