Nature Inspired Compositions

Suite America by Wallace DePue Sr.

Suite America is written for violin and piano, approx. 11 minutes in duration, including nine short sections entitled – Hymn of the Waters, Forest Creatures, Birds, Rockin’ Yellowstone, Chief Logan’s Elm, Spirits in the Woods, Nova Scotia, Sand Dunes, Glorious Niagara. See blog post for more information on the composition and the composer.

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Three Sketches of Unblemished Earth by Jordan Fasoldt

This Appalachian Trail inspired piece is written for violin and piano, approx. 12 minutes in duration, with three movement including, I. Water, II. Woodlands, III. Heights. See blog post for more information on the composition and the composer

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Watercolors of Earth and Sky by Jeffrey Hoover

This nature inspired piece is written for violin and harp, approx. 12 minutes in duration, with four movements including, 1. Tiger Lilies in the Sun, 2. Buttes (for solo violin), 3. The Shadow On the Moon, and 4. Canyon, corresponding artwork by Jeffrey Hoover, audio featuring Vanessa Porter and Marina Roznitovsky Oster. See blog post for more information on the composition and the composer.

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Dances of Memory by Polina Nazaykinskaya

Dances of Memory is written for violin and piano, approx. 7 minutes in duration. See blog post for more information on the composition and the composer.

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Three Asterisms by Lucas Oickle

“An asterism is any recognizable group of starts on the celestial sphere; either a constellation, an independently recognized grouping, or an aggregate of multiple constellations.” – Lucas Oickle Three Asterisms is written for violin and piano, approx. 11 minutes in duration, with three movement including, I. folksong, II. soliloquy, III. finale. See blog post for more information on the composition and the composer.

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“The snow is melting into music.” ~ John Muir