Gwyneth Walker

Music of the Land: Portraits of Rural America

for Chamber Orchestra (2017)

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Read a press release from Eastern Mennonite University about the premiere of this work.

View/download a perusal PDF file of the full score of this orchestral work.


Dedicated to the Eastern Mennonite University Chamber Orchestra
Joan Griffing - Music Director, Premiered on March 22, 2018 - Harrisonburg, Virginia

Music of the Land: Portraits of Rural America is a four-movement suite for chamber orchestra. All of the movements are inspired by the poetry of North Carolina poet Robert Morgan (b. 1944). Selected poems may be read aloud before the playing of each movement. Extended notes along with the complete poems may be viewed in the front matter of the score using the link above.