Thinking Songs

For marimba solo

28 minutes

Commissioned by a consortium of 16 marimbists convened by Eric Cha-Beach and consisting of Joe Bergen, Gwen Burgett, Eric Cha-Beach, Edward Choi, Kevin Clarke, Haruka Fujii, Barrett Hipes, Laura Jordan, Ji Hye Jung, Ayano Kataoka, Eduardo Leandro, Peter Martin, Todd Meehan, Doug Perkins, William Moersch, and Greg Zuber

In 5 movements:
I. Dance
II. Lamento
III. Four-Part Invention
IV. Scherzo
V. Two-Part Invention
The movements can also be performed separately.

Premiere: June 14, 2015, Roulette, Brooklyn, NY; performance shared between Eric Cha-Beach, Laura Jordan, Ji Hye Jung, and Ayano Kataoka

Program Note
Video: Thinking Songs performed by Ji Hye Jung

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