String Quartet No. 3 is written for, and dedicated to all of the wonderful people that make up the Midsummer Musical Retreat (MMR).
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Guest on “Moveable Do” Podcast!
“This week, Hawaii-based composer Chris Fraley discusses how his background as a math and science wiz influences his love for counterpoint. Featured in this episode: Eire’s Call, The Plains, Hine Ma Tov, and the premiere of the recording of A Light Exists In Spring. Plus, experimentations with Just Intonation.”
For more information about any of the featured pieces, click below:
- Eire’s Call (Tone Poem No. 3)
- The Plains (SATB)
- Hine ma tov (SATB, SATB & Piano, SAA & Piano)
- A Light exists in Spring (SATB)
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Conversations with a Composer is an insightful exploration into the mind of a composer and respected composition teacher. It is also a delightful, easy-to-read, intriguing book for music lovers, wannabe composers, professional musicians, or newcomers to the appreciation of music.