Tesserae

Six Mosaics of Ancient Rome

Andrew Earle Simpson

Year

2003-2004


Duration

15'


Movements

I. The Emperor Caracalla; II. Geta, the Youth; III. The Syrian Woman; IV. Banqueting Music V. Funeral March and Oration; VI. Coda: Apotheosis


Instrumentation

flute, guitar, viola


Genre

Chamber Music


Commission

American Composers Forum and Museum Loan Network


Premiere

Cedar Rapids, IA, U.S.A., Museum of Art, 16 April 2004: Red Cedar Trio (Jan Boland, flute / David Miller, viola / John Dowdall, guitar)


Source

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